[All accepted submissions will be available individually here.]


1.1 Editor’s Introduction: The Origins and Mission of IJT

Matthew Lombard, President, International Society for Presence Research

Department of Media Studies and Production, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1.2 Social Robots and Social Presence: Interpersonally Communicating with Robots

David Westerman 1, Autumn Edwards 2, Chad Edwards 2 & Patric R. Spence 3

1 Department of Communication, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
2 School of Communication, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
3 Nicholson School of Communication, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

1.3 Sexual Presence: A qEEG Analysis of Sexual Arousal to Synthetic Pornography

Patrice Renaud 1 2, Sarah Michelle Neveu 1 2 3, Joanne-L. Rouleau 4 & Christian Joyal 5

1 Université du Québec en Outaouais
2 Institut National de Psychiatrie Légale Philippe-Pinel
3 Université du Québec à Montréal
4 Université de Montréal
5 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières