Wednesday, December 16, 2009

How good is your language sense?

The use of the web for language experiments is growing (see my Call for Participation links to the right) and the use of games to facilitate experiments makes the whole process fun for the subjects/users/participants (whatever the word du jour is for the people actually taking the experiment is).

The site Games With Words, run by Joshua Hartshorne, a graduate student in Psychology at Harvard University, is a great example of this. They have two games running right now:

...and coming soon

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