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Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions — even ‘happily disgusted’

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way for computers to recognize 21 distinct facial expressions—even expressions for complex or seemingly contradictory...

Simple changes to homework improved student learning

Modifying homework procedures improved outcomes without altering curriculum A new study offers evidence that simple and inexpensive changes to existing courses can help students learn...

Copycats pave the way to problem-solving success

It is often better to be surrounded by copycats than innovators, according to a new Indiana University study. By creating a virtual problem landscape, IU...

Even or odd: no easy feat for the mind

Even scientists are fond of thinking of the human brain as a computer, following sets of rules to communicate, make decisions and find a...

Fear of being single leads people to settle for less in...

Fear of being single is a meaningful predictor of settling for less in relationships among both men and women, a new University of Toronto...

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