Early in the movie Her, writer Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) has a conversation with his new Operating System, Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), for the first time. Just moments into the conversation, Theodore expresses amazement: “You seem like a person – but you’re just a voice in a computer.” Indeed, Samantha exists only as a voice in Theodore’s ear […]
About Juliana Schroeder
Juliana Schroeder is a Ph.D. student in the joint program of Behavioral Science and Social Psychology at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She has her B.A. in Economics and Psychology from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in Psychology and Statistics from the University of Chicago. Before starting her Ph.D., Juliana worked as an economics and litigation consultant at Cornerstone Research. Juliana's academic honors include receiving a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, membership to Phi Beta Kappa, and receiving the 2014 Best Paper Award from the Midwestern Psychology Association.