David Markowitz

David M. Markowitz is an assistant professor of social media data analytics at the University of Oregon. His research examines how language reflects social and psychological dynamics such as deception, persuasion, and status.

Writing Style in Abstract Linked to NSF Grant Payout

A text analysis of nine years of grant abstracts submitted to the NSF indicated that what researchers say and how we say it can foretell the amount of funding we are awarded. They also show that the writing funders idealize may not always match up with what they actually prefer.

2 years ago