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Talk the Talk: Diagnosing with Words (featuring Katie Fraser)

Wednesday 3rd August / presented by Kylie Sturgess Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

Can our language tell us if we’re not well?

The words we use can reveal a lot of social information. But in the future, computers will examine our words to detect mental illnesses like dementia and motor neuron disease — even before lab tests. How would this work?

Computational linguist Katie Fraser talks to Daniel, Kylie, and Ben on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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