Jensen Moore-Copple, assistant professor in LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication discusses the increasing role social media plays in matters like criminal investigations, disaster responses, breaking news stories and more.
@chrisparent video of LSU Campus on Instagram
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The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory could be as significant an innovation as the telescope. This story of passionate creative researchers striving to understand the fabric of our Universe premiered April 15 at Space.com.Learn more about the film’s backstory at http://www.space.com/25527-ligo-filmmaker-perspectives.html. The article includes brief essays from several LIGO researchers: Gabriela González of Louisiana State University, Marco Cavaglià of the University of Mississippi, Szabolcs Márka of Columbia University Michael Landry of LIGO Hanford Observatory/Caltech, and Kai Staats, the film’s director.
Tiger Hearts Born from Boston Bombing
LSU Student Derek Carter and Professor Ray Castle reflect on the events of the Boston Bombing and the positive outcomes that have help to create Tiger Hearts.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sean Lane of Louisiana State University explains how the truth can become murky once a lie becomes part of the narrative.
Sean Lane is an associate professor of psychology at Louisiana State University where his research seeks to understand how memory and cognitive processes are deployed in complex real-world events.
A new study looked in to the reliability of facial recognition with photos. Researchers found that the fewer fake IDs people see, the harder it is to spot them when the do come along — and multiple traps can cloud screeners’ judgment.
The study, conducted by Megan Papesh of Louisiana State University and Stephen Goldinger of Arizona State University, was published in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics in February.
|—||—Megan Papesh. LSU Assistant Professor of Psychology|
"Getting research as an undergraduate is one of the big benefits that LSU offered. And, it’s let me develop my critical thinking; it’s helped me become a better communicator."
—Corey Landry, Biological Engineering
"What I’m researching right now is how welfare & infant mortality interact." —Jackson Voss, College of Humanities & Social Sciences