Friday, October 9, 2020

National Science Foundation Awards Grant to Landers

Headshot of Dr. Richard Landers
Richard Landers
, Phd, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, was recently awarded a grant of $418,700 from the National Science Foundation. This grant will go towards Landers’s and his team’s research on understanding when and why people do or do not heed recommendations given by artificial intelligence. They will do this by building a web-based platform where internet users can practice virtual job interviews for free and receive advice on their interviewing skills. The project entitled, “Integrating Trust and Feedback Intervention Theories to Predict Behavioral Change in Response to Algorithmic Feedback,” will run from 08/15/2020 to 07/31/2022.

Composed by Flora Pollack, communications assistant.