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Language and synesthesia

Language and synesthesia

I study a neurological phenomenon called synesthesia using data from multiple languages. Three minutes, three questions. What is synesthesia? Why multiple languages? Why should you care? When most of you look at the text on this slide you see it Read more…


Stanford researchers discover new type of cell communication

Stanford researchers discover new type of cell communication

Spirostomum is a pretty bizarre cell. You can see it with the naked eye. You don’t say that about single cells on an everyday basis. We’re talking about 4 millimeters. I think what’s surprising about working out in nature is Read more…


InSight: Communicating from Mars

InSight: Communicating from Mars

[Music] Just a lot of nervous energy until he gets there because there’s been a lot of time that we spent getting it to this stage. My name is Daniel Litton and I’m working entry descent and landing for InSight Read more…


Project Update 3 – Computer Gesture Therapy for Aphasia.

Project Update 3 – Computer Gesture Therapy for Aphasia.

Hi my name’s Abi. I’m doing my PhD and at my PhD is about aphasia and gesture therapy for people who have really severe difficulties in finding the words to say what they want to say I’ve delivered a computer Read more…


Helping autonomous vehicles to communicate with pedestrians

Helping autonomous vehicles to communicate with pedestrians

We’ve invited a journalist, for an unusual experiment. What kind of car is it? He had no idea what he was getting into … which was, to be frank … And what do we have here? … a car seat. Read more…


Communications PhD – why study with us?

Communications PhD – why study with us?

We live in a world where billions of people are connected all the time. They can communicate with each other any time, any place. Soon we’ll be able to communicate with almost anything whether it’s a machine or a human Read more…


How social media breathes life into the Irish language | Teresa Lynn | TEDxFulbrightDublin

Translator: Lorcan Walsh Reviewer: Denise RQ Ireland – a land of myths and legends. Here in Ireland, we love telling stories. Legends such as The Children of Lir or The Salmon of Knowledge. Here’s another story: the Irish language is Read more…


Language, Perception and Gesture – Bodo Winter

Language, Perception and Gesture – Bodo Winter

My name is Bodo Winter. I’m a lecturer in cognitive linguistics at the Department of English Language and Linguistics. My research focuses on the connection between language and perception, specifically how English speakers speak about sensory impressions – things like Read more…


Animating Online Text Into Sign Language

Animating Online Text Into Sign Language

What happens is, its electrical resistance changes, this material, when it’s bent. And that’s how it tries to interpret how much it should show the joint bending right there. My research is in the area of designing animations of American Read more…