How central are female characters to a movie?

A new study from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Signal Analysis and Interpretation Lab (SAIL)—which creates automatic tools for signal analysis and linguistic assessment —uncovers how media communicates about ...

Study finds links between swearing and honesty

It's long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Writing in the journal Social ...