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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Snooping in the Age of E-book

Posted: September 27, 2011

Social psychology professor Sam Gosling is referred to as the "Edison" of snooping in this New York Times article that reflects upon the impressions we gather from others' bookshelves. According to Dr. Gosling, “If I have a conversation with you, I just get snippets of behavior. Your books, your chairs, your wall hangings represent an accumulation over many years. A space distills repeated acts. That’s why it’s hard to fake.” Read more... | Gosling Web Page | "Snoop" Web Page

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