Latest Cognition Stories

2014-02-24 08:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Adam Levine is recognized as the lead singer of Maroon 5 and one of four coaches on NBC's The Voice, he is also known for encouraging adults to own their Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Today, Adam helped kick off the latest installment of the "Own It" campaign, an initiative to help motivate other adults with ADHD, by sharing his own personal story. The "Own It" initiative aims to motivate adults who were previously...

2014-02-20 23:21:35

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Stanford, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Stanford University announced today the launch of ‘Creativity: Music to My Ears,’ a free, massive open online course (MOOC) teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists,...

2014-02-19 23:29:31

A highly qualified math tutor, trained as an electrical engineer, has opened a small business as a private math tutor in Scarsdale, New York. He offers face-to-face tutoring in Scarsdale and through Skype with students at any US location. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 "Math is my life," said the owner of Scarsdale Math Tutor. "I have always loved it. I have graduate degrees in math-related fields. Teaching math to others is a joy to me. It allows me to share what I have...

2014-02-19 23:24:35

The Conversation People announce there is limited space available in the upcoming Conversational IQ – A Quiet Shift to Excellence training session that’s on February 28 and March 1 at the Conversation People’s home office in Highland Village, Texas. HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TEXAS (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Conversation People announce there is limited space available in the upcoming Conversational IQ – A Quiet Shift to Excellence training session that’s on February 28 and March 1 at...

2014-02-17 23:24:16

Through an exploration of neuroscience and art, a Philadelphia based artist discovers the connection between memory and creativity and how everyone can benefit from tapping into this little-known resource of personal transformation. Contact: PMV Productions. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 When it comes to creativity many believe that they either have it or they don’t. Some people—artists, designers, poets, writers, singers, techno geniuses—are born with great creative...

ronan sea lion
2014-02-16 05:10:18

[ Watch the Video: Beat Keeping in a California Sea Lion ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The California sea lion that originally became an Internet sensation last year because of the way she bobbed her head in time with music was the focus of research presented by scientists Saturday at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. Ronan, who lives at Long Marine Laboratory at the University of...

2014-02-14 23:24:12

Meeting management is tough enough without having speakers show up needing last minute edits to their slides. Laser Pointer, a presentation design firm specializing in the medical and dental field, is ready and able to help. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Laser Pointer, a presentation design firm dedicated to supporting medical and dental speakers, announced today that they are now offering Onsite Presentation Design Services. Meeting planners and associations can hire Laser...

2014-02-12 23:31:54

M. Alexander Nugent Consulting of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a private R&D company announces the publication of Alex Nugent and Timothy Molter's PLOS ONE paper "AHaH Computing - FromMetastable Switches to Attractors to Machine Learning". The paper describes a new form of computing based on the attractor dynamics of dissipative systems and details a path from memristor-based circuits to foundational machine learning functions. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 A...

2014-02-05 08:25:43

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zl9bsc/complex_event) has announced the addition of the"Complex Event Processing (CEP) Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zl9bsc/complex_event ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In past decade, we observed progress of high frequency trading (HFT) in capital markets....

2014-02-04 08:35:43

SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 36 out of 47 adult subjects (77%) completed the double-blind placebo controlled, multiple dose, crossover study - Primary endpoint met as measured by change from baseline in ADHD-RS-IV score in 5mg (p=0.003) and 10mg (p=0.037) doses which were statistically significantly superior to placebo with approximately 25% greater efficacy compared to placebo -...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'