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Prosocial Design Research Compendium

Our Science Board curates and assesses emerging research on prosocial design interventions. The below compendium allows you to see which papers we have found, and how they relate to interventions in our library.

International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022)
December 1, 2021

Reconsidering Tweets: Intervening During Tweet Creation Decreases Offensive Content

Matthew Katsaros, Kathy Yang, Lauren Fratamico, Yale Law School, Twitter Inc.
DOI:
abs/2112.00773v1
Journal of Experimental Criminology
December 27, 2019

Social media governance: can social media companies motivate voluntary rule following behavior among their users?

Tom Tyler, Matt Katsaros, Tracey Meares & Sudhir Venkatesh
DOI:
10.1007/s11292-019-09392-z
Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction
November 7, 2019

"Did You Suspect the Post Would be Removed?": Understanding User Reactions to Content Removals on Reddit

Shagun Jhaver, Darren Scott Appling, Eric Gilbert, Amy Bruckman
DOI:
10.1145/3359294
Political Behavior
December 15, 2020

Real Solutions for Fake News? Measuring the Effectiveness of General Warnings and Fact‑Check Tags in Reducing Belief in False Stories on Social Media

Katherine Clayton, Spencer Blair, Jonathan Busam, Samuel Forstner, & al.
DOI:
10.1007/s11109-019-09533-0
European Review of Social Psychology
February 22, 2021

Countering Misinformation and Fake News Through Inoculation and Prebunking

Stephan Lewandowsky, Sander van der Linden
DOI:
10.1080/10463283.2021.1876983
PLoS ONE
May 5, 2017

Neutralizing misinformation through inoculation: Exposing misleading argumentation techniques reduces their influence

John Cook, Stephan Lewandowsky, Ullrich K. H. Ecker
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pone.0175799
Association for Psychological Sciences
October 25, 2017

The Humanizing Voice: Speech Reveals, and Text Conceals, a More Thoughtful Mind in the Midst of Disagreement

Juliana Schroeder, Michael Kardas, Nicholas Epley
DOI:
10.1177/0956797617713798
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A
June 20, 2020

A digital media literacy intervention increases discernment between mainstream and false news in the United States and India

Andrew M. Guess, Michael Lerner, Benjamin Lyons, & al.
DOI:
10.1073/pnas.1920498117
Proc. of ACM SIGMETRICS'16
April 13, 2016

Social Clicks: What and Who Gets Read on Twitter?

Maksym Gabielkov, Arthi Ramachandran, Augustin Chaintreau, Arnaud Legout
DOI:
10.1145/2896377.2901462
Emotion
January 1, 2015

Warm thanks: gratitude expression facilitates social affiliation in new relationships via perceived warmth

Williams, L. A., & Bartlett, M. Y
DOI:
10.1037/emo0000017
Management Science
September 29, 2015

What Works: Gender Equality by Design

Iris Bohnet, Alexandra van Geen, Max Bazerman
DOI:
10.1287/mnsc.2015.2186
Current Directions in Psychological Science
November 14, 2013

The Benefits of Cognitive Disfluency

Adam L. Alter
DOI:
10.1177/0963721413498894
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A
April 29, 2019

Preventing harassment and increasing group participation through social norms in 2,190 online science discussions.

J. Nathan Matias
DOI:
10.1073/pnas.1813486116
Nature
November 13, 2019

Shifting attention to accuracy can reduce misinformation online

Gordon Pennycook, Ziv Epstein, Mohsen Mosleh, Antonio Arechar, Dean Eckles, David Rand
DOI:
10.1038/s41586-021-03344-2