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Do 3D Movies Elicit More Of An Emotional Response Than 2D

Do 3D Movies Elicit More Of An Emotional Response Than 2D Films?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the common perception is that watching movies in 3D adds an extra level of excitement and makes the theatrical experience more thrilling and lifelike, new research appearing in a recent...

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2014-09-12 23:06:37

Touch-Responsive Underwear and Group-Emotion Detector Named by LELO as Winners Stockholm/San Jose (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The winners of LELO’s Global UnDesign Awards have been announced with successful designs hailing from the USA, Brazil, Switzerland and Egypt, including an innovative group-emotion detector and touch-responsive underwear. Also enlightening were the winners’ comments on the profound importance of staying connected in a world too often driven apart by ideologies,...

2014-09-09 08:29:02

NYC start-up offers advertisers and creatives new brain-imaging tools to test content NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Producers of TV and online video advertisements, movies, trailers, and TV shows now have a new method to pre-test whether viewers will tune in or tune out, after Manhattan-based Neuromatters released Cognitive Capture, a tool based on the latest neuroscience research for measuring and predicting audience attention. And for once, this neuroscience technique...

2014-09-03 23:08:52

Cellular renewal, anti-aging skin formulas, Brain Vitality CD and book, and other products for staying young are on sale for the month of September. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 As summer comes to a close and a new season begins, ChangeYourEnergy.com wants to support healthy changes with discounts on products for looking and feeling young throughout all the seasons of life. CYE knows that keeping an optimistic mind, healthy digestion, sleeping well and exercise are key to looking and...

2014-09-03 12:33:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Household Food Security in the United States 2013. The report reveals that 14.3 percent of U.S. households were food-insecure in 2013. This number is a slight decline since 2011 but remains well above the rates of food insecurity recorded before the recession. "Our elected officials need to make ending hunger a national priority," said Rev. David...

2014-09-02 23:10:10

The second annual ZUMBA Dance for Sight, scheduled from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Herndon Community Center, Herndon, Virginia, is to raise money for the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, a research institute located at the University of Pittsburgh. All of the proceeds for the event will go to the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, whose primary mission is to promote research and innovation that will allow the vision-impaired to one day...

2014-09-02 23:06:29

Creative Learning Corporation adds Ireland, Brunei and Honduras to its growing list of countries that have been awarded one of the highly sought after franchise concepts of Bricks 4 Kidz and Challenge Island. St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB: CLCN) owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios® the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce its Bricks...

2014-09-02 12:31:18

Feeding America Leads Charge and Turns Orange(TM) to Solve Hunger for 49 Million Americans CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunger advocates from across the country will be wearing orange on Hunger Action Day(TM )- Thursday, September 4 - in an effort to raise awareness of the 49 million people in the United States who struggle with hunger. The "Turn Orange" campaign is just one of many events taking place across the country as part of Feeding America's Hunger Action Month, a...

2014-09-02 12:30:13

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of SMA, founded in 1984 by a small group of families affected by spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), has announced that the organization will become Cure SMA. Spinal muscular atrophy is a motor neuron disease that affects approximately 1 in every 10,000 births. The most common form of SMA is often fatal in the first two years of life, making SMA the leading genetic cause of death for infants....

Brain's Motor Areas Can Directly Turn Down Hearing
2014-09-02 03:06:42

Duke University When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking. The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own movements. This interplay between movement and hearing also has a counterpart deep in the brain. Indeed, indirect evidence has long suggested that the brain's motor cortex, which controls movement, somehow influences the auditory cortex, which gives rise...

children digital media
2014-08-27 06:42:24

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a world that is vastly dominated by technology, what are the impacts? Often, people look at the benefits of technology, which are numerous, but we do not always consider the problems and costs associated with its daily use. A recent UCLA study found one such problem with kids who interact through technology: they struggle to read nonverbal cues and emotions and have weaker face-to-face social skills. Specifically, they could not...


Latest Cognitive science Reference Libraries

Adaptive Behavior
2012-05-03 12:14:04

Adaptive Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bimonthly by Sage Publications. It was established in 1992 and is the official journal of the International Society of Adaptive Behavior. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Ezequiel di Paolo. This is the premier international journal for research on adaptive behavior in animals and autonomous artificial systems. For over ten years it has offered ethologists, psychologists, behavioral ecologists, computer...

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
2012-04-25 10:42:11

Behavioral and Brain Sciences is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of Open Peer Commentary established in 1978 by Stevan Harnad and published by Cambridge University Press. Harnad modeled this publication on the journal Current Anthropology (which was established in 1959 by Sol Tax of the University of Chicago). The journal publishes “target articles” followed by up to 30 or more peer commentaries and the authors’ response. It covers all areas of the bio-behavioral and cognitive...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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