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The Interpretation of Indirect Speech Acts

In a previous post, I raised the problem of indirect speech acts – utterances in which the literal interpretation differs from the speaker’s intended meaning. 2,601 more words

Pragmatics And Inference

Sleeping on the Wing

There is an old Monty Python skit where John Cleese and Graham Chapman play airplane pilots. Presumably on a long, tedious flight, they are clearly bored and keen on amusing themselves at the expense of their passengers. 889 more words

Discoveries

EEG Brain Wave Technology to Drive Future Innovation

EEG, or electroencephalography, has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1924 with the detection of the first alpha brain waves. In the last decade alone, multiple innovative breakthroughs in this field of brain wave research have led to the discovery and implementation of biometric algorithms that have the power to track attention, familiarity, appreciation, and a host of other human responses. 564 more words

A New Experience, A New Idea and A New Discovery.

Slightly following the theme of money advice blog posts; today I experienced something new in exchange for money and helping students at my university. For my past couple of lectures we have been directed to a different building, had this not have happen I would not have seen the many experiments taking place at university and the students’ plea for participants. 640 more words

University

Day 2: We keep on 

I’m no doctor, but clinics really need to rethink their EEG setting, especially if you want a 6 month old baby to sleep.

For starters, boo bear was awake from 7:30am until noon. 139 more words

Parenting