Stories from information systems:
Using brain data, eye-tracking data and field-study data, a group of BYU researchers have confirmed something about our interaction with security warnings on computers and phones: the more we see them, the more we tune them out.
A BYU dreamer (and professor) wants to help people better understand dreams to help improve their lives. So he and his colleagues built an app.
Software developers listen up: if you want people to pay attention to your security warnings on their computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times.
Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.
A group of tech-savvy BYU students are trying to turn the nature of smartphone games on its head: Instead of playing in isolation, they’ve created a game that facilitates face-to-face interaction.
The latest winners of the Marriott School’s Mobile App Competition created a gaming app that recreates the experience of playing card games with friends, using technology to replace the cards.
A new BYU study finds when people lie in digital messages – texting, social media or instant messaging – they take longer to respond, make more edits and write shorter responses than usual.