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Google Glass App Can Read Emotions Anonymously
2014-03-07 12:16:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Professional poker players spend years honing their skills to “read” others, but now San Diego-based Emotient might allow everyone to have the chance to read emotions. The company announced on Thursday that it has developed a Sentiment Analysis prototype app for Google Glass which could allow wearers of the computerized headset to read the emotions of people in the wearer's field of view. “Emotient’s Sentiment Analysis...

2014-03-06 20:21:27

FLEMINGTON, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HCD Research now offers neuromarketing that is accessible and actionable: the EmCode(TM) Neurocognitive Metrics. These metrics synthesize psychophysiological and cognitive data to provide two scores for easy comparison against HCD Research benchmarks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071204/NYTU133LOGO The cognitive element of the EmCode(TM) Neurocognitive Metrics is the HCD Research Advertising Impact Score (AIS), which has been used for...

Brain's Reward System Responsible For Love, Or Hatred, Of Music
2014-03-06 15:28:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some of us obsess over music – collecting stacks of vinyl and vintage guitars – others could care less. According to a new study, the pleasure we get, or don’t get, from music is based on the innate reward system in our own brain. In the study, which is published in the journal Current Biology, a team of Spanish and Canadian researchers found that some people who feel pleasure in other ways simply can’t get it out of...

2014-03-06 08:36:31

Financing Led by Prominent Silicon Valley VC Seth Neiman's Private Investment Consortium; Intel Capital Provides Institutional Investment SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading authority in facial expression recognition, today announced that it has closed a $6 million Series B round of financing. The funding was led by Handbag, LLC, a new wave venture capital firm, created by noted Silicon Valley investor and former Crosspoint general partner Seth Neiman. Intel...

2014-03-06 08:36:12

Emotient Glassware Uses Facial Expression Recognition to Enable Google Glass Wearers to Aggregate Sentiment as a Customer Service Measure SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading authority in facial expression recognition, today announced the availability of its Sentiment Analysis prototype application, which is currently being released as a private beta with select partners and customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA77947 "Emotient's...

Facial Expressions Not Universally Perceived
2014-03-06 06:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published on Wednesday in the journal Psychological Science has found that facial expressions and emotional vocalizations are not universally understood across cultural barriers – contradicting a long-held emotion science belief. “Emotions are not universally perceived,” said Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology Northeastern University. “Everything that’s predicated on that is a mistake.” In the...

emotions in the brain
2014-03-06 04:56:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study on the brains of mustached bats could provide a window into our own cognitive processes, according to a report published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology on Tuesday. In the study, a pair of Georgetown University researchers found that a small region within the bats’ brains called the amygdala, a structure in the brains of all mammals, controls the production of emotionally-specific calls and sounds. The team said...

2014-03-05 23:31:32

The Re-Awakening designed by Angela Artemis and Steven Aitchison is a new meditation program that teaches learners how to be calm and in control of their emotions and thoughts. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Re-Awakening is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Re-Awakening is the latest program for people who want to learn how to be calm and in control of their emotions and thoughts. This program also teaches them how to release stress without the need for...

2014-03-05 23:27:44

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Stacey Spencer, it is up to parents to help the child learn to overcome frustration and find solutions to the obstacles that confront them. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Frustration is inevitable for young children. There are shelves that can't be reached, shoes that can't be tied, baseballs that can't be hit and parents and other adults saying “no” to a child's most fervent desires. Frustration isn't necessarily a...

2014-03-05 10:46:29

TAU researchers discover a link between sharp vision and the brain's processing speed Middle-aged adults who suddenly need reading glasses, patients with traumatic brain injuries, and people with visual disorders such as "lazy eye" may have one thing in common — "visual crowding," an inability to recognize individual items surrounded by multiple objects. Visual crowding makes it impossible to read, as single letters within words are rendered illegible. And basic cognitive functions such...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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