How the language of emotions is changing

Writers are becoming more and more similar when describing feelings.

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Even monkeys (and not only) decide as we do

One strand of research investigates cognitive biases such as the 'decoy effect' in animals.


The majority opinion against fake news

Social media users 'listen' to the evaluations of others, even if they say they don't.

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Can 'intellectual humility' help medicine?

A research project studies interventions to foster communication between doctors and patients and improve health policies.

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Rationality Pills #4 - Experts are (not) always right

How do we decide whom to trust? The philosophy of science tries to answer.

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Rationality Pills #3 - Being better on social media

Here are some 'tricks' from the research to experience virtual environments more serenely.

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Rationality Pills #2 - Can science tell us right or wrong?

This is how morality is studied in the laboratory.

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Rationality Pills #1 - What is nudge?

The MInD research group at Scuola IMT studies both the theory and practice of human reasoning.

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Where artificial intelligence will take us

The AI Index Report 2023 captures the state of the most talked about technology of the moment.

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If we go extinct, it will not be ChatGPT's fault

A reflection on the real and supposed risks of artificial intelligence.

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When innovation becomes strenuous

What is the phenomenon of Over Featuring, and why it threatens to derail product development?

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Learning through games: what is playful teaching

Research increasingly sees play as a tool to innovate teaching and stimulate learning.