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Harry Potter
2014-12-02 04:00:12

Some people say that reading "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" taught them the importance of friends, or that easy decisions are seldom right. Carnegie Mellon University scientists used a chapter of that book to learn a different lesson: identifying what different regions of the brain are doing when people read.

2014-10-14 23:02:02

eReflect shares information about a lesser-known benefit of spelling practice: its ability to improve a person's long-term memory. New York City, NY (PRWEB)

2014-08-26 12:28:15

CMU BrainHub(SM) Will Take New Approach To Create Tools To Better Understand the Link Between Brain and Behavior PITTSBURGH, Aug.

2014-02-20 12:05:31

Kessler Foundation researchers have shown that discarding data from subjects with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exhibit head movement during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) may bias sampling away from subjects with lower cognitive ability.

2013-11-14 23:29:56

A new article released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 10 tips on how to improve memory power naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

Study Aims To Speed Up Construction Projects And Identify Trouble Areas
2013-09-05 15:35:32

Research from North Carolina State University identified factors that cause construction site managers to schedule more time than necessary for specific tasks.

Flexible Hub Network Of The Brain Helps Humans Adapt
2013-08-13 09:48:22

One thing that sets humans apart from other animals is our ability to intelligently and rapidly adapt to a wide variety of new challenges — using skills learned in much different contexts to inform and guide the handling of any new task at hand.

2013-08-06 13:09:45

A recent study compared the differences between novice and experienced drivers using a driving simulator and modeled the difference using computational cognitive models.

Virtual Brain Capable Of Daydreaming Just As Humans Do
2013-07-13 07:55:26

A team of international researchers, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has created a virtual model of the brain capable of daydreaming like humans do.

2013-07-10 16:00:50

Is there a brain area for mind-wandering?


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.