Peter Pirolli is a Research Fellow at PARC, where he has been pursuing studies of human information interaction for over 15 years. Prior to joining PARC, he was an Associate Professor in the School of Education at UC Berkeley.
Pete is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the National Academy of Education, and the Association for Computing Machinery Computer-Human Interaction Academy. He is Associate Editor of Human Computer Interaction, and his most recent book is titled "Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information."
Pete received his doctorate in cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University.
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A Scientific Smartphone Tool for Personalized Health
24 July 2015 | National Science Foundation
Memory Foraging: When the Brain Behaves Like a Bee
16 April 2012 | Scientific American
Gladwell on Innovation: Truths & Confusions: Part 1 & Part 2
23 May 2011 | Forbes
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From Good Intentions to Healthy Habits: Towards Integrated Computational Models of Goal Striving and Habit Formation
16 August 2016 | Orlando, FL
Seeking Answers, Making Sense, Changing Lifestyles: Scientific and Engineering Models for Human-Information Interaction
2 June 2015 | Santa Barbara, CA
BiasTrust: Teaching Biased Users About Controversial Topics
29 October 2012