Bio

Mincheol earned his PhD degree in Communication at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse University. He earned his bachelor degree in Media & Communication/Psychology(Dual degree) from SungKyunKwan University, South Korea; and earned his master's degree in Communication Studies from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research examines the socio-psychological effects of interactive and immersive media technologies on human cognition, information processing, and behaviors. His research projects have been presented and published in prestigious international academic journals such as International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Computers in Human Behavior, Cyberpsychology, Social Networking & Behaviors, and Journal of Health Communication.

 

He is currently an editorial board member of Frontiers in Robotics & AI and serves as the vice president of the Korean American Communication Association (KACA).

Expertise

Mincheol's expertise is in the fields of media psychology and human-computer interaction. He also specializes in experimental methods and advanced statistics. 

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Recent publications

  1. Do we really interact with artificial agents as if they are human?

    Heyselaar, E., Caruana, N., Shin, M., Schilbach, L., & Cross, E. S. (2023). Do we really interact with artificial agents as if they are human? Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 4, 44. Article 4.
  2. Uncanny Valley Effects on Chatbot Trust, Purchase Intention, and Adop…

    Song, S. W., & Shin, M. (2022). Uncanny Valley Effects on Chatbot Trust, Purchase Intention, and Adoption Intention in the Context of E-Commerce: The Moderating Role of Avatar Familiarity. International journal of human-Computer interaction, 1-16. Advance online publication.
  3. Enhancement of perceived body ownership in virtual reality-based tele…

    Shin, M. (2021). Enhancement of perceived body ownership in virtual reality-based teleoperation may backfire in the execution of high-risk tasks. Computers in Human Behavior, 115, 106605. Article 106605.
  4. Evaluating Global Integrated Transportation Application for Mega Even…

    Jung, S., Kum-Biocca, H. H., Biocca, F., Shin, M., & Hong, S. (2020). Evaluating Global Integrated Transportation Application for Mega Event: Role of Trust and Exchanging Personal Information in Mobility as a Service (MaaS). In Communications in Computer and Information Science
  5. An Exploratory Study Examining Users' Psychological Responses to Scre…

    Shin, M., & Chung, D. (2020). An Exploratory Study Examining Users' Psychological Responses to Screen Speed in Virtual Reality Exergame. Journal of Korea Game Society, 20(5), 41-52.

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