By creating tech that lets dolphins play computer games and request belly rubs, we can understand their intelligence and perhaps even get a preview of life on other planets, says marine mammal researcher Diana Reiss.
As a radio host, Celeste Headlee has engaged in more than her fair share of discussions, and she has thought a lot about ways to bring out the best in a conversational counterpart. One thing she likes to say — a good conversation is like a game of catch. Huh? She explains.
The British neuroscientist Adrian Owen has developed a way to connect with patients in a vegetative state. It’s amazing work with complicated implications.