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Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories

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

Hateful People May Excel In The Few Activities They Tend To Perform
2014-06-20 09:22:48

The biggest irony in this hypothesis could play out as an incredible benefit to being a hater. Their general dislike for so many different tasks means their attentional control could be improved doing the few things they actually do enjoy.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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