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Brain Wave Study May Yield Improvements In Visual Perception
2014-04-25 13:45:12

By using a unique method to test brain waves, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City College of New York have detailed new information on how the mind processes sensory stimuli that may or may not be perceived...

Meditation Benefits Have Neural Roots
2013-02-14 04:43:33

Training in mindfulness techniques begins by focusing attention on breathing patterns and the body’s sensory input.

Taking Music Lessons Early In Life Leads To Strong Brain Connections
2013-02-13 13:46:19

Getting your child involved in a music program from an early age can help them develop stronger connections in their brain, according to a new study.

Brain Wave Patterns Predict A Person's Aptitude For Video Games
2012-10-25 13:35:53

A person’s aptitude for video games can be predicted by their brain waves, according to a new study published in the journal Psychophysiology.

2009-03-30 08:55:50

Just before you make a mistake, your brain actually gives off a warning sign. This discovery could lead to the development of devices that alert air traffic controllers that their attention is flagging, researchers said.

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2009-03-23 14:06:50

A distinct alpha-wave pattern occurs in two brain regions just before subjects make mistakes on attention-demanding tests, according to a new study by researchers from the University of California, Davis, and the Donders Institute


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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