Research Highlights

On February 16th, I gave a talk entitled “Bridging language use and social cognition: Pragmatic inference, vocal communication and individual differences” at weekly Colloquia in the Institute of Cognitive Sciences, Carleton University

On February 2017, my chapter “Tracking the Sound of Human Affection: EEG Signals Reveal Online Decoding of Socio-Emotional Expression in Human Speech and Voice” was published in the book “Emotion and Attention Recognition Based on Biological Signals and Images” published by InTech Open Access

On Dec. 29th, I was invited to give a talk “The voice of confidence and doubt” in the Department of Psychology, Tsinghua University

On Nov. 30th, I gave a talk “Is the non-native speaker as believable as the native speaker? Group membership alters neural mechanisms underlying vocal trustworthiness” in Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

My work on Neuropsychologia about Neural responses towards speaker feeling of (un)knowing is further commented on World Biomedical Frontiers (http://biomedfrontiers.org/neuro-2016-9-18/).

My post on Society of Personality and Social Psychology on how to improve confidence (http://www.spsp.org/blog/voice-of-confidence) and his summary of his work with Professor Marc Pell who directs the Neuropragmatics and Emotion Lab (http://www.mcgill.ca/pell_lab/)

My work on Cortex about how the brain decodes speaker confidence is covered by media on Forbes “The brain detects confidence in voices faster than you think” (http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2015/03/31/your-brain-detects-confidence-in-voices-faster-than-you-can-blink/#ab49802522b3).

My work on Cortex about how the brain decodes speaker confidence is covered by media on New Scientists “Confident? Your voice gives your away in milliseconds” (https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27107-confident-your-voice-gives-you-away-in-milliseconds/)

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