.... "If the brain was so simple that we could understand it, then we would be so simple that we couldn't." -- Emerson M. Pugh


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Monday, October 20, 2008

Text Analysis

University of Texas Psychologist James Pennybaker studies the specific word content, especially the "junk words," of various communications to adjudge the mental states of those employing the words -- here (from NY Times). Part of his personal webpage here describing his work. He's even been analyzing the word patterns of the candidates in this year's Presidential election, here.

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