A screengrab of Barack Obama's typical Facebook fan from LikeAudience.

With friends like these…

22 Apr 2011

Cambridge researchers have created a website that combines the Facebook profiles of fans of companies and public figures with personality testing to create what they are describing as a “revolutionary” new marketing tool.

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Cambridge Ideas - The Music In Me

31 Mar 2011

Dr Jason Rentfrow, from the University's Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, explores the links between personality and musical taste.

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You Are What You Listen To

21 Aug 2009

It may not be possible to judge a book by its cover, but judging someone by the contents of their iTunes library could be a very different story, new research suggests.

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Scientists discover area of brain that makes a 'people person'

20 May 2009

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that whether someone is a "people-person" may depend on the structure of their brain: the greater the concentration of brain tissue in certain parts of the brain, the more likely they are to be a warm, sentimental person.

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Can a voice identify a criminal?

01 Sep 2007

Innovative research in the Department of Linguistics suggests that dynamic features of speech could provide a clue to forensic speaker identification.

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Scientists’ Alzheimer’s research wins medal

03 Apr 2006

A PhD student at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR), Richard Page, has been hailed as one of the UK’s top young scientists after being awarded the 2006 Westminster Medal in conjunction with Dr Christopher Mee of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Functional Genetics Unit (FGU) in Oxford.

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