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To Spot a Liar, Listen Closely

An analysis of fraudulent financial statements reveals that company executives used specific vocal cues while lying. ... More>


The Fascinating Science Behind ‘Talking’ With Your Hands


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Hearing With Your Ears, Listening With Your Brain

Whether it’s trying to converse in a noisy ballroom or just coping with a hearing impairment, everyone relies on contextual cues and relevant memories to make sense of what they have trouble hearing. This complex listening process is at the center of a new field of research called cognitive hearing science. ... More>


23rd Biennial Congress on Human Ethology

The 23rd Biennial Congress on Human Ethology, sponsored by the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) and the University of Stirling, will be held at the University of Stirling, Scotland, […]... More>


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Overcoming the Classroom Environment

For most of our evolutionary history, humans have learned by trial, error, and observation — not by sitting in a classroom. To make the modern classroom more hospitable to learning, Caroline F. Keating suggests that teachers use specific techniques, such as standing instead of sitting and engaging with students outside the classroom. ... More>