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Distortion Of Time Perception Offset By Sense Of Control
2012-10-25 09:28:13

There are few more fascinating and mind-bending frontiers in fields of neuroscience and psychology than the study of how the brain perceives time.

Visual Awareness Improved Through Rhythmic Oscillations In Brain
2012-08-29 15:40:58

Rhythmic oscillations in the brain provide heightened visual awareness that, when controlled, could help improve visual processing in critical environments such as air traffic control towers and nuclear power plants

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2011-02-08 18:40:42

A new study in the journal Cognition overturns a decades-old theory about the nature of attention and demonstrates that even brief diversions from a task can dramatically improve one's ability to focus on that task for prolonged periods.

2009-05-12 15:03:17

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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