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Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories

2014-10-08 12:28:25

Anniversary Events Will Take Place Oct. 17-18 on Both Campuses PITTSBURGH, Oct.

Multitasking Better With Targeted Brain Training
2014-08-21 03:00:34

The area of the brain involved in multitasking and ways to train it have been identified by a research team

bonobos and empathy yawning
2014-08-13 03:00:36

An answer from the first direct comparison of yawn contagion in humans and bonobos.

empathy from fiction
2014-08-11 13:01:51

Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, discussed how exposure to narrative fiction may improve our ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling.

2014-08-05 23:11:30

Sports Brain has entered into a partnership with BrainWare SAFARI to deliver an online cognitive training program aimed at improving the mental performance of athletes at all levels of sports.

2014-07-30 23:16:42

1Heart Caregiver Services’ advocacy on ‘Continuing Health Education’ to senior communities with focus on Brain Fitness Education brings great acceptance from residents of Aegis Living in

human brain project
2014-07-08 07:22:31

It has been called the most ambitious neuroscience project ever attempted, but a proposed 10-year, $1.6 billion initiative designed to develop technology capable of simulating a person’s brain is now facing a possible boycott from scientists over concerns the project is too expensive and has too narrow a focus.

2014-07-07 23:06:57

New book takes readers through author’s theory on how brain works.

2014-07-01 11:36:25

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age.

2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.