A new theory of language suggests that people understand words by unconsciously simulating what they describe. Repeated exposure – and the simulation that comes with it – makes it easier to act.
Nobody can understand the legal language in privacy policies. Can artificial intelligence digest the text and produce a human-readable explanation?
Important advances have been made in the areas of automatic language processing and emotional computing, and that could have big implications for business.
Candidates and campaigns are analyzing voters endlessly this election season. But the internet allows us to turn the tables and obtain a wide variety of data about them, too.
When you read this text, certain regions in your brain begin working more than others. Advanced imaging allows scientists to map the brain networks responsible for understanding language.