The Virginia Tech Center for Human-Computer Interaction invites couples to participate in a study about communication and technology.

What: You are invited to participate in a study to investigate and explore how people talk about things that matter to them with their partners. Our strategy is to ask you and your partner to talk about something you disagree about, in one of several technological conditions.

Simply email for more information, to request any of the available slots, or to request a different time slot.

Why: We are studying the how couples discuss important topics either face-to-face or via technology.

1. Request more information and sign up by emailing
2. Attend your agreed session in McB 133 Usability Lab

Compensation: Participating couples will be compensated $20.00 per person (that’s $40.00 per couple).

Where: The study takes place in McB 133 Usability Lab.

When: Available 2-hour time slots are listed here: