Researchers using Kinect to allow deaf people to communicate via computer (w/ Video)
Many-headed dog, goddess lend names to Pluto moons
Pluto's fourth and fifth moons, discovered in 2011 and 2012, have been named Kerberos and Styx, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) said on Tuesday.
Researchers analyze presidential candidates' body language
(Phys.org)—New York University and the University of California, Berkeley have released a comprehensive computerized study of the body language of the major-party U.S. presidential candidates, using expertise of computer ...
Presidential candidate body language plays little role in voter perception
Viewer impressions of political candidates are heavily weighted to the content of their speech rather than the body language, a new study published in the Journal of Communication has found. The research, conducted by a t ...
Researchers urge rethink of 'Monty Roberts' horse training method
(Phys.org) -- Aspects of a horse training method made famous by Monty Roberts, author of the The Man Who Listens to Horses, have been called into question by research at the University of Sydney.
Dogs may mourn as deeply as humans do
(HealthDay) -- Jon Tumilson's dog, Hawkeye, was an important part of his life.
Orangutans at Miami zoo use iPads to communicate
(AP) -- The 8-year-old twins love their iPad. They draw, play games and expand their vocabulary. Their family's teenagers also like the hand-held computer tablets, too, but the clan's elders show no interest.
Enjoying massage of the future at the world's top IT fair
With all the frantic deal-making and head-spinning gadgets at the world's top IT fair, it is perhaps no surprise that a chair promising the benefit of two hours sleep in 20 minutes drew big queues.
Developing robots that can teach humans
When it comes to communication, sometimes it's our body language that says the most--especially when it comes to our eyes.
Talk to the virtual hands
Body language of both speaker and listener affects success in virtual reality communication game.
Critters on ocean floor communicating in synchronized rumbles
September- Understanding animal communication has long been a fascinating and vast area of research for those who dare to welcome the challenge. Some species use body language to express their message while ...
Searching the brain for social networks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do some people tend to make inappropriate comments in social situations? Why do some people misread cues about how others feel about them?
Docs warn about Facebook use and teen depression
(AP) -- Add "Facebook depression" to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors' group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.
Dude, you throw like a crybaby!
A UCLAUniversity of Glasgow study of baseball tosses has found that body language is more likely to be judged as masculine when it seems to convey anger and as feminine when is seems to convey sadness.