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You’re Joking: Detecting Sarcasm in Emails Isn’t Easy

Although people are often quite confident that the use of sarcasm in their texts and emails is clear to others, studies show that accurately reading sarcasm is no easy feat. ... More>

Student Notebook

Telling a Story: The Secret Ingredient to Getting an NSF Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides 3 years of generous funding for graduate students in the STEM or STEM education fields. The GRFP is one […]... More>

Scholars Talk Writing: Steven Pinker

How to Beat Writer’s Block

There’s a Better Way to Brainstorm

People in groups come up with more ideas when they write them down instead of sharing verbally, according to emerging research on collaboration and creativity. ... More>