Author Archives: Fadi Mansour

Is an AI capable of “reading” your mind?


The groundbreaking study titled “Semantic Reconstruction of Continuous Language from Non-Invasive Brain Recordings” has demonstrated the potential of non-invasive brain recordings in decoding continuous language. By utilizing a brain-computer interface (BCI) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers were able to extract and analyze cortical semantic representations to reconstruct comprehensible word sequences. This innovative approach sheds light on the distributed nature of language processing in the brain and provides insights into how we comprehend and communicate.

The study’s findings also highlight the importance of human-machine collaboration, as the decoder’s performance was enhanced through subject collaboration in training and operation. Moreover, the research showed the predictive power of encoding and word rate models, allowing for the assessment of brain responses to speech stimuli. These models have the potential to revolutionize speech recognition technology and assistive devices for individuals with speech impairments.

Overall, this study marks a significant step forward in understanding the brain’s language processing mechanisms and opens doors to advancements in communication technology and language disorder treatments. By harnessing the power of non-invasive brain recordings, we can potentially unlock the continuous stream of language that resides within our minds.

Maximizing the Power of Your Surveys: Best Practices for Reducing Biases


Are you actively involved in surveys and wondering how to reduce biases? Well, surveys are an essential tool in neuroscience and behavioral economics research. They allow researchers to gather data on human behavior and decision-making.  Even better, the surveys can help researchers understand the factors influencing the decision-making process, including cognitive biases, social norms, and […]

The Curse of Digitalization – Virtual Meetings Can Lower Creativity

Virtual Meetings Can Lower Creativity

Introduction The world had to change a lot of things during the pandemic. Due to the strict regulations put in place by the government workers had to meet their colleagues online to coordinate operations. It was a great idea to engage each other online, but it came with a cost to the levels of creativity. […]