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Neglect in human communication : quantifying the cost of cell-phone interruptions in face to face dialogs
There is a prevailing belief that interruptions using cellular phones during face to face inter- actions may affect severely how people relate and perceive each other. We set out to deter- mine this cost quantitatively ...
Producing or reproducing reasoning? Socratic dialog is very effective, but only for a few
Successful communication between a teacher and a student is at the core of pedagogy. A well known example of a pedagogical dialog is `Meno', a socratic lesson of geometry in which a student learns (or `discovers') how ...
Automated analysis of free speech predicts psychosis onset in high-risk youths
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Psychiatry lacks the objective clinical tests routinely used in other specializations. Novel computerized methods to characterize complex behaviors such as speech could be used to identify and predict ...