Joshua Tabak

Dr. Joshua Tabak is a Senior User Experience Researcher and the Research Lead for Google Wallet. Joshua supports Wallet and the broader Payments and Commerce teams with both qualitative and quantitative research, specializing in survey-based and behavioral research. Joshua received his Ph.D. in Social & Personality Psychology and Quantitative Methods from the University of Washington and maintains ties to academia through a Visiting Scholar appointment at Cornell University.

Google Publications

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    Bridging the Gap Between Industry and Academia

    Joshua Tabak

    The 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana (2013)

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    Designing for What the World is Watching: Behind the scenes with the UX team at YouTube

    Heather Traher, Joshua Tabak

    Summer in the City, Alexandra Palace, London, UK (2013)

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    Designing for What the World is Watching: Behind the scenes with the UX team at YouTube

    Joshua Tabak, Heather Traher, Heather Breslow, Glena Iten

    VideoDay, Lanxess Arena, Köln, Germany (2013)

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    You Are What You Emote: Emotional Facial Expressions Impact Sexual Orientation Judgments

    Joshua Tabak, Sapna Cheryan

    In the symposium, Beyond Right/Wrong: Novel Approaches to Understanding Accuracy and Consensus in Social Perception, chairs: Joshua A. Tabak and David J. Lick, 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C. (2013)

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    How is it done? A multinational survey of YouTube user satisfaction

    Joshua Tabak

    University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2011)

Previous Publications

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    The Roles of Featural and Configural Face Processing in Snap Judgments of Sexual Orientation

    Joshua Tabak, Vivian Zayas

    PloS ONE, vol. 7 (2012), e36671

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    You Are What You Emote: Gendered Connotations of Facial Expressions Impact Sexual Orientation Judgments

    Joshua Tabak

    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington (2012)

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    Reading from Faces: The Roles of Featural and Configural Face Processing in Snap Judgments of Sexual Orientation

    Joshua Tabak

    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington (2011)

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    A social-cognitive model of human behavior offers a more parsimonious account of emotional expressivity

    V. Zayas, Joshua Tabak, Gül Günaydýn, J.M. Robertson, J.M. Vigil

    Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 32 (2009)