Description: In 1995, decades before she began assisting with research on this column, Rena Rudavsky and her family were selected to participate in a novel psychology experiment: Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University would install a computer in their dining room and connect it to the internet. At the time, only 9 percent of Americans used the internet (in 2020, nearly 91 percent did).
Date: Sep 29, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- What does the article say about how online communications can affect people?
- Given this body of research, how should managers deal with their employees’ communication online and in the office?