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Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Unlocking the secrets hidden inside your voice

Tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram pics are easy to fake. Voice? Not so much — which is exactly why researchers see so much potential in using artificial intelligence to mine its secrets.

This week’s Verge Science video looks into the world of voice-analysis research. What can those sounds coming from our throats tell us about about our mental health? What about our personality traits?

We talk to a NYU psychiatrist about his efforts to find “vocal biomarkers” for post-traumatic stress disorder, and we learn about a new program called Companion that lets your phone track whether you’re getting depressed. Companies outside the mental health space are intrigued as well — and one even claims to be able to tell from voice whether you’ll...

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