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2011-06-23 13:15:00

Ronald A. Mermer, CPA of Fishkill, Suffern and Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. has been honored with a recognition by Hudson Valley in its selection of "2011 Hudson Valley Wealth Managers." FISHKILL, SUFFERN and BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the June, 2011 issue of Hudson Valley published by Today Media Inc. Ronald A. Mermer, CPA was selected for the following honor: 2011 Hudson Valley Wealth Managers Ronald A....

2010-08-02 15:56:18

P300 brain waves correlated to guilty knowledge in mock terrorism scenarios in lab Imagine technology that allows you to get inside the mind of a terrorist to know how, when and where the next attack will occur. That's not nearly as far-fetched as it seems, according to a new Northwestern University study. Say, for purposes of illustration, that the chatter about an imminent terrorist attack is mounting, and specifics about the plan emerge, about weapons that will be used, the date of such a...

2010-01-20 14:36:09

WIREs Cognitive Science explores the rise of neurolaw What if a jury could decide a man's guilt through mind reading? What if reading a defendant's memory could betray their guilt? And what constitutes 'intent' to commit murder? These are just some of the issues debated and reviewed in the inaugural issue of WIREs Cognitive Science, the latest interdisciplinary project from Wiley-Blackwell, which for registered institutions will be free for the first two years. In the article "Neurolaw," in...

2009-06-02 09:33:35

A U.S. professor says she is unconvinced new technologies such as functional magnetic resonance imaging are superior to polygraph tests for detecting lies. University of Illinois Professor Melissa Littlefield says in today's forensically sophisticated, CSI-influenced world, polygraphy -- which bases its results on functions of the autonomic nervous system -- is being increasingly dismissed as dated and unreliable. Functional magnetic resonance imaging and Brain Fingerprinting have been hailed...

2009-06-02 09:36:23

 When a crime has been committed, the usual modus operandi for police detectives and their fictional counterparts has been to dust the scene for fingerprints. And once they have a suspect in custody, out comes the polygraph, or lie detector.But in today's forensically sophisticated, "CSI"-influenced world, polygraphy "“ which bases its results on functions of the autonomic nervous system "“ is increasingly dismissed as dated and unreliable. Rapidly replacing older...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.