James Houghton


James Houghton

Post-Doctoral Researcher

James Houghton is a postdoctoral researcher in the CSSLab and a lead researcher on the High-Throughput Experiments in Group Dynamics project. His research fosters dialog between theory, simulation, and experiment in order to better understand and create practical solutions to problems of polarization and the breakdown of collective sensemaking.

James received his PhD in System Dynamics from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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Almaatouq, Abdullah; Becker, Joshua; Houghton, James P; Paton, Nicolas; Watts, Duncan J; Whiting, Mark E

Empirica: a virtual lab for high-throughput macro-level experiments Journal Article

In: Behavior Research Methods, pp. 1–14, 2021.

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Houghton, James P.; Siegel, Michael; Madnick, Stuart; Tounaka, Nobuaki; Nakamura, Kazutaka; Sugiyama, Takaaki; Nakagawa, Daisuke; Shirnen, Buyanjargal

Beyond Keywords: Tracking the evolution of conversational clusters in social media Journal Article

In: Sociological Methods & Research, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 588-607, 2017.

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