About


The Prosocial Computing Laboratory, directed by Dr. Gary Hsieh, focuses on the study, design, and development of technologies that enable people to interact in ways that are efficient and welfare-improving.

Publications


Reflection Companion: A Conversational System for Engaging Users in Reflection on Physical Activity


Rafal Kocielnik, Lillian Xiao, Daniel Avrahami, Gary Hsieh


Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies archive, vol. 2(2), 2018 Jun 4


Supporting answerers with feedback in social Q&A


John Frens, Erin Walker, Gary Hsieh


l s, Learning at Scale, 2018 May 25


Behavior Change Design Sprints


Lucas Colusso, Tien Do, Gary Hsieh


dis, Designing Interactive Systems, 2018 May 7, pp. 791-803


Designing for Workplace Reflection: A Chat and Voice-Based Conversational Agent


Rafal Kocielnik, Daniel Avrahami, Jennifer Marlow, Di Lu, Gary Hsieh


dis, Designing Interactive Systems, 2018 May 7, pp. 881-894


Crowdsourcing Exercise Plans Aligned with Expert Guidelines and Everyday Constraints


Elena Agapie, Bonnie Chinh, Laura R. Pina, Diana Oviedo, Molly C. Welsh, Gary Hsieh, Sean Munson


chi, Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018 Mar 20


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Projects




Behavior Change Design Sprints


A rapid process for applying behavior change theories into the prototyping of behavior change technologies.


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