News tagged with quantitative analysis

JAABA: New software speeds analysis of animal behavior

(Phys.org)—Using new software developed at HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus, a computer can be trained to recognize characteristic animal behaviors like an experienced biologist. Rather than scrutinizing hours of video ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Positive words: the glue to social interaction

(Phys.org) -- Scientists at ETH Zurich have studied the use of language, finding that words with a positive emotional content are more frequently used in written communication. This result supports the theory that social ...

May 24, 2012
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Study links Google search behavior to GDP

Internet users from countries with a higher per capita gross domestic product (GDP) are more likely to search for information about the future than information about the past, a quantitative analysis of Google search queries ...

Apr 05, 2012
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Video: Teen body image -- reality versus perception

For many, the topic of teen body image conjures thoughts of overweight adolescents battling the scale, peer separation and depression, but a recent study conducted by Michelle Frisco and Jason Houle of Penn ...

Dec 15, 2010
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