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A comprehensive list fo science articles researched and sorted by Dominika Fudala.
All essential elements in a growing body of knowledge for the Meeting architects of the future.
The MDI dream is to create a book project, translating the articles to practical knowledge for meeting design.

Crowdsourcing with mobile apps brings 'big data' to psychological research

A fast-paced game app where players pretend they are baggage screening officers operating airport x-ray scanners has provided researchers with billions of pieces of data in record time, according to an article published by the American Psychological Association.

EXPERT on Micro Expressions: Yann Van den Branden

Yann is a speaker on micro expressions and how you can use them to learn more about your 'opponent' in a commercial situation. Yann mostly teaches interactive sessions, trainings, workshops with real exercises for the participants or as a keynote speaker for a larger group. Yann has reference in large corporations in the pharmaceutical, banking, insurance and automotive world, from the USA over Japan to Russia. As an Actor he is also a member of the international business communication theatre group called YESSI JADA.

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

“The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs reveals the operating system behind any great presentation and provides you with a quick-start guide to design your own passionate interfaces with your audiences.” —Cliff Atkinson, author of Beyond Bullet Points and The Activist Audience

Even as grown-ups, we need those, “Look what I did!” moments.

(Psychology Today) I don’t know about you, but as a kid I loved playing with Legos. I never distinguished myself as a budding architect, and in those days, the suite of Lego building solutions wasn’t nearly as extensive as it is today. But I wiled away many a contented hour snapping those little bits and pieces together. I think I could probably get a reasonable house-like object together. On a good day, I suppose a somewhat personish thingy was not out of the question. I don’t really remember exactly what I made. I remember the rich colors.

Endless Original Music: Computer Program Creates Music Based On Emotions

(Science Daily) A group of researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) has developed Inmamusys, a software programme that can create music in response to emotions that arise in the listener. By using Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques, the programme means that original, copyright-free and emotion-inspiring music can be played continuously.

Now the Mobile Phone Goes Emotional

(Science Daily) ForcePhone is a mobile synchronous haptic communication system. During phone calls, users can squeeze the side of the device and the pressure level is mapped to vibrations on the recipient?s device. Computer scientists from University of Helsinki indicate that an additional haptic channel of communication can be integrated into mobile phone calls using a pressure to vibrotactile mapping with local and remote feedback. The pressure/vibrotactile messages supported by ForcePhone are called pressages.

Show me your FB page and I will tell you how smart you are

(Science Daily) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's (BGU) Social Networks Security Research Group in its Department of Information Systems Engineering has developed a novel method to predict how well or badly a student will perform in an academic course.

Brain-Friendly Meetings by Andrea Sullivan

10 Ways To Make Your Programs Effective, Engaging And Memorable In The Digital Age

Everything we experience changes our brain through the brain’s “neuroplasticity,” its lifelong ability to rewire itself. Each new technology we adopt changes not only our culture and lifestyle, but the brain itself. It’s not so much the content delivered — not the information or the entertainment. It’s the activities we’re involved in Andrea Sullivan, M.A. when using the technology.

Sound Potential

The sense of hearing, known as audition, is a crucial aspect to consider when planning an event.
by Sean Kirkpatrick.

Your Senses are your raw information learning

Quickly, name your five senses.

That’s easy! Right?

Sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste.
Now, what percentage of information comes though each sense?
That one is not so easy.

Here’s another way to think about this. How much information do we gather from each sense in the same amount of time as compared to the other senses? For the moment, assume that each of your senses works perfectly.

Senses: What The Research Tells Us About Their Abilities

Male creative brainstorm improves with picture of girl

Evolutionary psychology sais that men perform better in the presence of a woman. Men can't seem to help but try to impress women.

Musical Ages: How Our Taste in Music Changes Over a Lifetime

The explosion in music consumption over the last century has made 'what you listen to' an important personality construct as well as the root of many social and cultural tribes -- and, for many people, their self-perception is closely associated with musical preference. We would perhaps be reluctant to admit that our taste in music alters -- softens even -- as we get older.

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