Latest News

Philosopher uses game theory to understand how words, actions acquire meaning

Why does the word "dog" have meaning? If you say "dog" to a friend, why does your friend understand you? A philosopher aims to address these types of questions in his latest research, which focuses on long-standing philosophical questions about semantic meaning. Philosophers and a mathematician are collaborating to use game theory to analyze communication and how it acquires meaning.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Novel model developed to predict amount of nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

  • Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene

  • Trying to quit smoking? First strengthen self-control

  • Take a Trip Through the Brain: New Imaging Tool

  • Positive reinforcement plays key role in cognitive task performance in ADHD kids

  • The body and the brain: Impact of mental, physical exertion on fatigue development

  • Depression, personality disorders drive psych patients to euthanasia

  • Seniors get mental health drugs at twice the rate of other adults, see psychiatrists less

  • Every country in the world can afford to support its smokers to stop

  • Depressive ruminations and the idling brain

  •