TED SpaceTop presenter is redefining hands-on computing (w/ video)
Tobii's eye tracker REX will showcase at CES (w/ video)
Visualization provides decision-makers with the big picture
The human brain is not very well-equipped for analysing multidimensional data. In his doctoral dissertation, Mikko Berg, M.Sc. (Tech.) examined how graphical visualizations can help people to understand complex data. One ...
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.
Dogs succeed while chimps fail at following finger pointing
Dogs are better than chimps at interpreting pointing gestures, according to a study published in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Visual nudge improves accuracy of mammogram readings
In 2011 -- to the consternation of women everywhere -- a systematic review of randomized clinical trials showed that routine mammography was of little value to younger women at average or low risk of breast ...
Evolutionary psychologists find macaques more likely influenced by friends than family
Whiff of 'love hormone' helps monkeys show a little kindness
Oxytocin, the "love hormone" that builds mother-baby bonds and may help us feel more connected toward one another, can also make surly monkeys treat each other a little more kindly.
Here's looking at you! Psychologist uses new approach to understand infants' patterns of communication
Learning how babies communicate can teach us a lot about the development of human social interactions. Psychologist Daniel Messinger, from the University of Miami (UM), studies infants' interactions and has found that babies ...
'Objectifying gaze' triggers conflicting outcomes for women
Something for men to think about the next time they gawk at an attractive female co-worker: That longing stare may touch off a vicious cognitive cycle that could hurt her ability to do her job well.
Look: What your reaction to someone's eye movements says about your politics
It goes without saying that conservatives and liberals don't see the world in the same way. Now, research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests that is exactly, and quite literally, the case.
Bird can 'read' human gaze
We all know that people sometimes change their behavior when someone is looking their way. Now, a new study reported online on April 2nd in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, shows that jackdaws—birds related to cro ...
What are you looking at?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do we look when another person looks? Are we looking for objects of interest or perhaps a warning of impending danger? Or are we just plain nosey? Human tendency to follow another person's ...