The Detective Story

by Ruichuan “We have a…situation,” a bald man stated as he ran into the roadside office, breathing hardly. As the stainless plate shone on his desk, revealing his name, John Smith replied nonchalantly, “What is going on with the Mayday that you got here?” “Detective Jim Delgado just confessed his guilt about half an hour ago,…

Novel excerpt (work in progress)

by Sang The kiss he gave me was the symbol of his love, his time, and his regret. His love was not for himself but for me, of his time that he gave to me, and his regret that I was not his… yet. And so the kiss was more than a simple joyous occasion…

Neural Basis of the Phonemic Restoration Effect: Using Top-Down and Bottom-Up Processing (excerpt)

by Shweta Research conducted at Columbia University, Department of Electrical Engineering ABSTRACT Our ability to listen to speech in noisy environments is a complex process involving the auditory system, in which many phenomena remain unexplained. Phonemic restoration helps us to communicate with others even if we cannot hear every word because we subconsciously fill in missing…