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2011-04-11 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ecomom.com ® has launched its Healthy Home Makeover Photo/Essay Contest and Sweepstakes, now through April 24, 2011. Underscoring its commitment to making eco-conscious living easy, affordable and rewarding, ecomom.com ® invites participants to write in their own words why they should win the Healthy Home Makeover. The $75,000 Grand Prize package will be offered in products provided by ecomom.com...

2011-04-08 11:33:00

CARDIFF, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that their European subsidiary, Mind Solutions, Inc. which is traded on the Deutsche Borse Stock Exchange under symbol 'MS0' is now actively trading. Mind Solutions, Inc., with a market cap in excess of $50 million is a majority owned subsidiary company of Mind Technologies, Inc. Mind Solutions is spearheading the development of a variety of projects...

2011-03-30 00:00:30

Lukas, the World's Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder, will participate in an experiment designed to determine his level of self-awareness. Lukas' owner/trainer Karen Murdock was a recent guest on Horse Conscious (http://www.horseconscious.com), and this prompted a lively discussion and her further investigation into animal cognition and perception. For a long time, experts have claimed that humans and animals differ in two primary ways:...

2011-03-23 12:20:00

CARDIFF, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced this morning that once successful completion of Mind Technologies' new EEG headset has been achieved, the Company has plans for a world-wide marketing effort to bring the headset and applications to markets around the world. Work on the EEG headset is on schedule and the Company expects to announce a release date soon. Mind Technologies plans to partner...

2011-03-18 14:34:49

UA philosophy professor Shaun Nichols examines the notions of free will and determinism through test methods used in social sciences. Philosophers have argued for centuries, millennia actually, about whether our lives are guided by our own free will or are predetermined as the result of a continuous chain of events over which we have no control. On the one hand, it seems like everything that happens has come kind of causal explanation; on the other hand, when we make decisions, it seems to us...

2011-03-09 14:48:17

Max Planck scientists show how flexibly the brain processes images Our brains process many more stimuli than we become aware of. Often images enter our brain without being noticed: visual information is being processed, but does not reach consciousness, that is, we do not have an impression of it. Then, what is the difference between conscious and unconscious perception, and can both forms of perception be changed through practice? These questions are important not only for basic research,...

2011-03-01 06:50:00

DALLAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent unexpected discovery was made by Fred Spagnoletti, who after retiring 12 years ago as President of a group of international aerospace companies, began studying the mind and memory processes of modern humans. Spagnoletti explains, "To be specific, the discovery is a previously unknown flaw in our DNA that affects the knowledge and beliefs of every modern human. Due to the flaw, our mind often contains incomplete information. Unfortunately,...

2011-02-25 13:19:21

Study uses fMRI scans to attempt communication with severely brain-injured patients, suggests cognitive functioning may not be recognized at bedside Using a sophisticated imaging test to probe for higher-level cognitive functioning in severely brain-injured patients provides a window into consciousness -- but the view it presents is one that is blurred in fascinating ways, say researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in the Feb. 25 online edition of the journal Brain. In a novel study of...

2011-02-10 12:26:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://MindTechnologiesInc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that design concepts are complete with the Company's new Brain Computer Interface (BCI). The new BCI is a technologically advanced EEG headset which represents a significant upgrade from anything else available on the market today. Funding and completion of the BCI is being facilitated through Mind Technologies' majority owned subsidiary in Europe,...

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2011-02-08 09:32:42

By Michael C. Purdy, Washington University in St. Louis Like listeners adjusting a high-tech radio, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have tuned in to precise frequencies of brain activity to unleash new insights into how the brain works. "Analysis of brain function normally focuses on where brain activity happens and when," says Eric C. Leuthardt, MD. "What we've found is that the wavelength of the activity provides a third major branch of understanding...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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