Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., is a pioneer in artificial emotional intelligence (emotion AI), as well as the co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, the acclaimed AI startup. Also an acclaimed TED Talk and Aspen Ideas speaker, Rana was named one of America's Top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes and included in Fortune's 40 Under 40 list. Today she joins the show to break down the science behind our emotions, facial recognition, and emotional responses.

Listen in as she shares insights from her new book, Girl Decoded: A Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology, including how reliable facial expressions truly are for detecting feelings and how much individual or cultural variation there is when it comes to emotion. You'll learn why emotional intelligence is so important, how emotion AI is improving teleconferencing, and more.

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