human facial expressions

‘Left brain crucial for music-linked emotions’

June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Language-based areas of the brain, primarily on the left, are important for extracting emotional meaning from music, says a new study.Our emotions and feelings are typically ... Read more...

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A living robot who smiles, sings like a girl!

April 12th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A Japanese company has created a robot with 65 facial expressions which can talk, sing and can easily be mistaken for a real-life girl at first ... Read more...

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Children can read dog barks better than adults

October 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists have found that 10-year-olds can interpret subtle noises made by dogs while adults find it easiest to distinguish when a dog is angry. These results ... Read more...

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Dogs can recognize their owners’ faces: Study

October 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that dogs rely on seeing their owners' faces in order to recognise them.The researchers also measured how much dogs prefer to gaze ... Read more...

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New approach brings robot pets closer to reality

September 18th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The day is not far when you would be able to keep a robot pet that can mimic the behaviour of real ones, for researchers in Taiwan have ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher developing image processing system that detects moods

December 3rd, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): It can be really difficult to gauge a persons mood by analysing his facial expression, but an Indian-origin scientist is now developing an image processing system that ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that can mimic human faces

October 30th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): In the pursuit to create a more life-like robot, researchers have created a realistic robot head that can mimic human facial expressions, thus making communication more human-like.Robotics ... Read more...

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Computer imaging to read face to detect threat

October 2nd, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 2 (IANS) An Indian-origin computer scientist at Concordia University in Montreal is developing a computer imaging process that will read expressions on a human face to know that person's motives ... Read more...

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