Goran S. Milovanović (User:GoranM) is a researcher in cognitive psychology focused on the study of concepts and categorization, causality, and choice under risk and uncertainty, based in Belgrade, Serbia. Goran is currently writing a PhD thesis on the rationality of human cognition at the University of Belgrade. In 2001. he started another line of research focused entirely on Internet usage, user attitudes and the transition of human societies towards the Information Society; this line of research is based on large samples and research methods of social psychology, extensively relying on statistical modeling. He co-edited a number of books on Internet research and managed the Center for Research on Information Technologies in Belgrade. He has also cooperated with DiploFoundation on a number of Internet Governance related research projects; in 2009, he acted as a Researcher Manager & Data Analyst for the Internet Governance Forum: Identifying the Impact study which provided initial insights about the effects of the UN's Internet Governance Forum.

Most of the publications are in Serbian; if you are interested in papers, book chapters or corresponding abstracts in English please contact me: Research blog:

I currently serve as a member of The Wikimedia Foundation Research Committee (RCom).

My initial contribution to analysis and discussion of the management of Wikipedia related research projects may be found at the following page: Wikipedia Research Management; if you have similar interest and have ideas how to improve management of Wikipedia related research projects, please go there and spread the discussion.

Research Pages/Research Management Discussions


Wikimedia Research Index
Wikimedia Research Newsletter
The Wikimedia Foundation Research Committee (RCom)
Research project directory
WMF support for research projects
Notes on good practices on Wikipedia research
Wikipedia Research Management
Subject Recruitment Approvals Group (SRAG initiative)
Research:Committee/Areas of interest/Subject recruitment processes
Wikipedia Editors Survey Page 2011
Wikipedia Editors Survey 2011 Questionnaire
Wikipedia:Don't bite the researchers
Wikipedia:What are these researchers doing in my Wikipedia
Research:2011 overhaul
Research:Wikimedia Summer of Research
Wikipedia Statistics
:Wikimedia Summer of Research 2011/Summary of Findings

A comprehensive literature review of Wikipedia research, thanks to user:Lilaroja

Links, texts, blogs, discussions etc.


References Related to the Internet & Psychology
R. Stuart Geiger, Closed-source papers on open source communities: a problem and a partial solution
Open Knowledge Foundation
Miloš Rančić's blog
Ziko van Dijk's blog
Dario Taraborelli's blog
Center for Research on Information Technologies/Belgrade Open School :: research page
Goran S. Milovanović, Online Contributions to the Global Community: The Power Laws for New Media
Singularity Hub
Mind Papers: Rationality and Cognitive Science on PhilPapers
Computational Theory of Mind from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
John Zorn's biography and discography
Electronic Frontier Foundation: A Bill of Privacy Rights for Social Network Users
Web Corner of Milan M. Ćirković
Future of Humanity Institute University of Oxford
Probabilistic Causation from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Causality on en:Wikipedia
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Web Center for Social Research Methods
The web-blog of Mayo Fuster Morell
Reflections on Diplomacy