Josh Pollock

Josh Pollock is an assistant professor of sociology at Kent State University.  He also is a co-director of the Electrophysiological Neuroscience Laboratory (ENLok) at Kent State University.  His research interests include electroencephalography (EEG), social neuroscience, team performance, virtual reality, threat and fear.  His current projects focus on dyadic neural synchronization in a variety of challenging situations and incorporating virtual reality paradigms as a way to further simulate threatening real-world encounters.

Recent Posts

July 28, 2020 in Health, Sociology

Is Video Chat a Sufficient Proxy for Face-to-Face Interaction? Biosociological Reflections on Life during the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Zoom fatigue” and “touch starvation” have evolutionary origins that researchers need to take seriously.
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