About the Authors

Clare K. Purvis

clare.purvis@stanford.edu

Affiliation PGSP-Stanford Consortium, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Megan Jones

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jakki O. Bailey

Affiliation Department of Communication, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jeremy Bailenson

Affiliation Department of Communication, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

C. Barr Taylor

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CKP MJ J. Bailey J. Bailenson CBT. Performed the experiments: CKP. Analyzed the data: CKP J. Bailey CBT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CKP MJ J. Bailey J. Bailenson CBT. Wrote the paper: CKP MJ J. Bailey J. Bailenson CBT.