Category Archives: Visibility

Cognitive Collaboration between Friends

Not all cognitive collaborations are equally effective. We tested whether friendship and communication influenced collaborative efficiency by randomly assigning participants to complete a cognitive task with a friend or non-friend, while visible to their partner or separated by a partition. … Continue reading

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A Theory of the Public Sphere

The dominant approach to the public sphere is characterized by idealism and normativism.  It overemphasizes civic-minded or civil discourse, envisions unrealistically egalitarian and widespread participation, has difficulty dealing with consequential public events, and neglects the spatial core of the public … Continue reading

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