Sunday, June 19, 2016

Your Words May Predict 

Your Future Mental Health

Sunday Night Special
Can the way you speak & write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman reflects on ancient Greece & the origins of introspection to investigate how our words hint at our inner lives & details a word-mapping algorithm that could predict the development of schizophrenia. "We may be seeing in the future a very different form of mental health," Sigman says, "based on objective, quantitative and automated analysis of the words we write, of the words we say." .. 12 minutes

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