The Secret Language Code: Scientific American

Wonderful stuff – ways that simple LSA, examination of linguistic markers and other forms of linguistic analysis can reveal differences in social status, our chances of success in academia, our gender, even whether we are lying. There is just a taster of the fascinating findings revealed in this interview – there are many papers on different applications of the various methods used available at http://homepage.psy.utexas.edu/homepage/Faculty/Pennebaker/Reprints/index.htm

Thanks to George Siemens for tweeting this one!

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I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology and teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems, of which I am the Chair. I am married, with two grown-up children, and live in beautiful Vancouver.

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