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Imaging Neural Pathways In Brain Show Intelligence Levels
2012-08-02 12:51:02

The brain is an intricate part of the body to say the least. New research has focused on the affect of neural connectivity on intelligence. A new study found that brain imaging could estimate a person’s intelligence.

2012-07-24 11:07:32

Stroboscopic training, performing a physical activity while using eyewear that simulates a strobe-like experience, has been found to increase visual short-term memory retention, and the effects lasted 24 hours.

2012-06-21 02:20:22

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have uncovered two brain signals in the human prefrontal cortex involved in how humans predict the decisions of other people.

2012-06-07 09:21:21

Stress may affect brain development in children — altering growth of a specific piece of the brain and abilities associated with it.

2012-06-06 23:00:53

Analysis of World’s Largest Database of Human Cognition Names Charlottesville, Va. No. 1 San Francisco, Calif.

2012-05-23 19:02:29

When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?

How To Thwart Hackers
2012-05-03 04:08:30

Researchers have developed a new technique that will be able to keep hackers from stealing a computer's secrets.

2012-04-18 21:50:34

The willingness of people to punish others who lie, cheat, steal or violate other social norms even when they weren’t harmed and don’t stand to benefit personally, is a distinctly human behavior.

2012-03-13 10:48:55

People often wonder if computers make children smarter.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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