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2013-12-10 23:32:27

The organization supports mental challenges to enhance cognitive reserve, activate new brain cells and improve connections amongst brain cells. “Dementia Express”, a new book written by a practicing award winning physician, uses brain training exercises to sharpen the brain. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Exercising the brain is as important as exercising the body. Challenges to the brain are beneficial, the only side-effect is increased neurons and better...

2013-12-09 23:23:58

Bob Burg's new book, Adversaries into Allies, offers solutions. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 It’s that time again. Heading over to the yearly gathering of family, in-laws, out-laws, second cousins twice removed, and the politically-incorrect Uncle Harry who cannot keep his opinions to himself, always seeming to begin the argument. Skip it this year? Why not? Because they’re family and it's tradition. Don’t lose control and let Harry and or the others dominate the...

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2013-12-03 08:37:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Men and women have ‘striking’ differences in their neural wiring that might explain some of the behavioral differences between the two sexes, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. The study was one of the largest to date to create to compare the connectomes, neural maps of the brain, of men and women. The results revealed that men have far greater neural connectivity from...

2013-12-02 21:28:26

A study investigates the role of the motor system in conceptualization Is it true, as some scientists believe, that to understand words like "spike" (in the volleyball sense) the brain has to "mentally" retrace the sequence of motor commands that accomplish the action? According to a study just published as a cover story in the December issue of Brain Research and conducted with the participation of scientists from SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, the...

2013-11-13 10:41:59

Online open science and big data research platform creates new neuroscience research opportunities Lumosity, the online cognitive training and neuroscience research company, is presenting today at the annual 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting on its research platform, the Human Cognition Project (HCP). The poster presentation titled, "Rapid, Open Human Cognition Research on a Large Scale: The Human Cognition Project," will provide an overview of the research platform, examples of...

2013-11-12 09:11:43

Analysis of 1,300 students who trained with Lumosity showed greater improvement in a battery of cognitive assessments Lumosity, the online cognitive training and neuroscience research company, is presenting today at the annual 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting on the effects of cognitive training in the academic setting. Study results found that students who trained with Lumosity improved more on a battery of online cognitive assessments compared to students who kept to a standard...

2013-11-10 23:02:42

Spiritual Awakening Day is a day to celebrate the global shift in mass consciousness and the dawn of the Age of Aquarius. It is celebrated by sending Love, Gratitude and Joy into the Universe at 11 until 11:11 a.m. (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Spiritual Awakening Day is a day to celebrate the global shift in mass consciousness and the dawn of the Age of Aquarius. It is celebrated by sending Love, Gratitude and Joy into the Universe at 11am until 11.11 a.m. 11.11 was chosen as the date and...

2013-10-18 11:59:56

UCLA psychologists have used brain-imaging techniques to study what happens to the human brain when it slips into unconsciousness. Their research, published Oct. 17 in the online journal PLOS Computational Biology, is an initial step toward developing a scientific definition of consciousness. "In terms of brain function, the difference between being conscious and unconscious is a bit like the difference between driving from Los Angeles to New York in a straight line versus having to cover...


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