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Emoji and emoticons: Do we mimic what we see?

In this episode, I talk with Dr Michael Philipp of the School of Psychology, Massey University in New Zealand. We talk about his recent study on emoji and emoticons in computer-based communications. Michael’s original abstract can be found here on p.51: Here is the abstract for some context: Emoticons reduce semantic ambiguity and express emotional meaning in written […]