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Friday, June 28, 2013

Emotions Based on Brain Activity

Out of Carnegie Mellon, new research about how brain activities link to emotions.    Further research into nonconscious activity of the brain.   Depends strongly on how emotions are defined, and how the activity in areas of the brain are measured.   The machine learning aspects are novel.   " ... The method combines functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and machine learning to measure brain signals to accurately read emotions in individuals.  "This research introduces a new method with potential to identify emotions without relying on people's ability to self-report," says CMU professor Karim Kassam.  ... " 

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