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David Stillwell

A quicker test for depression

When it comes to assessing depression, the usual paper-based questionnaires are long and frustrating for patients. University of Cambridge researchers found that computerised adaptive tests (CAT) are quicker to complete and more accurate. Computerised adaptive testing (CAT) can make depression…

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Business Insider: What Facebook ‘likes’ say about you

Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, finds that Facebook “knows” us better than our family and friends. The study was based on data from 58,000 people using…

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Birmingham Mail: People who swear a lot are more honest

Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest, according to a study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business School. "Swearing is often inappropriate…

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Alphr: Money can buy happiness – but only if it’s used to buy ‘time’

Researchers in Canada found that people who use money to “buy back time” have greater life satisfaction than people who don't. It builds on the findings of a previous study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data…

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The Atlantic: The dark side of that personality quiz you just took

A study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics and Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business Scholl, is featured in an article looking at personality tests and how personal data can be used in digital…

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Southern California public radio: The Loh down on science: Foul-mouthed facts

On her radio show Sandra Tsing Loh talks about the research paper “Frankly, we do give a damn the relationship between profanity and honesty” co-authoured by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at…

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Forbes Middle East: Keeping our human edge in a machine-dominated world

In an article about humans losing control in a machine-dominated world, Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned for his research which shows that Facebook is better…

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Los Angeles Daily News: Democrats’ curse words say more than they know

Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that people who frequently curse are being more honest. “There are two ways of looking at it. You…

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Business Weekly: Data science summit highlights Cambridge’s tech magnetism

Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and data will be discussed in the Cambridge Data Science Summit taking place on 9-10 June at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus in Hinxton. Dr David Stillwell, Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science…

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New York Post: Facebook ‘likes’ are terrifyingly accurate window into your soul

Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, finds that Facebook “knows” us better than our family and friends. The study was based on data from 58,000 people using…

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