Better than Wordle: from my new favorite language game Semantle we can learn how computers understand the meaning of words based on context.
Whether it is preferred to say that someone is a ‘person with autism’ or an ‘autistic person’ is controversial. Even among the people concerned, very different opinions coexist. How do we decide what the right naming is and why?
Do our brains tell the same story when we look at real and virtual faces? It appears, not quite. If virtual faces are not exactly the real deal, should we use them in psychology and neuroscience research?
From not reporting ideas in the workplace to not protesting a large-scale loss of individual rights and liberties, bystanders play an important role in how personal and global events unfold.
We experience the world through our senses. What happens though when sensory inputs become too much (or too little) to bear from a very young age? Surely, the world must feel different, and our experience of it would change along.
A man reports his whole world frequently flips by 90 degrees. He is not alone. Researchers at the Donders institute aim to investigate this curious phenomenon.
It is often said that incompetent people overestimate themselves and competent people underestimate themselves. However, this so-called ‘Dunning-Kruger’ effect may not be the phenomenon that people think it is.
Less well-known than the placebo effect yet just as remarkable: the nocebo effect causes you to experience more complaints because of negative expectations of a drug or your health.