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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...

2011-02-03 14:52:05

If you already know what you are about to see, you will recognise it faster The human brain works incredibly fast. However, visual impressions are so complex that their processing takes several hundred milliseconds before they enter our consciousness. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt am Main have now shown that this delay may vary in length. When the brain possesses some prior information ̢蠫 that is, when it already knows...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: JEDM), (www.MindTechnologiesInc.com) has initiated development of the Company's first thought-controlled mobile applications for smart phones, which will operate on platforms such as Google's Android and Apple's iPhone. The thought-controlled applications will be developed by the company's majority owned subsidiary, Mind Solutions, Inc., which focuses on the mobile EEG/ BCI market. A variety of applications...

2011-02-03 01:30:17

A simple test performed at the sideline of sporting events can accurately detect concussions in athletes, according to study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Current sideline tests can leave a wide amount a brain function untested following concussion. Penn researchers showed that this simple test was superior to current methods and accurately and reliably identified athletes with head trauma. The study appears online now in Neurology. The one-minute test...

2010-12-20 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced today that the Company will begin selling the Emotiv EEG headset in addition to the thought-controlled software applications the Company develops. Mind Technologies, Inc. is officially an Emotiv wireless headset reseller and beginning January 1st, 2011, website visitors will be able to purchase the headset directly from Mind Technologies for $299, the same...

2010-12-06 13:14:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM) announced today that the valuation has been set for Mind Technologies' majority owned subsidiary, Mind Solutions, Inc., on the Deutsche Borse Stock Exchange. At current prices, valuation for Mind Solutions, Inc. is approximately $59,000,000 USD. From this point forward, Mind Technologies will be able to raise money through Mind Solutions in the European marketplace...

2010-12-01 12:28:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), announced this morning that after a preliminary review and examination of trade reports, it has become apparent that the stock of Mind Technologies is under pressure from short sellers. Management is actively seeking a solution for the problem through a variety of means. While short selling is common in the micro caps, the source of the short selling is important to...

2010-11-18 12:45:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 -- Mind Technologies, Inc. (http://mindtechnologiesinc.com) (Pink Sheets: JEDM), has made significant progress to position itself as the leader in the thought controlled technology sector and is providing this update to elaborate on these recent developments. Headset Development - The Company is utilizing their majority owned subsidiary, Mind Solutions, Inc., to develop a state of the art EEG headset that will increase the accuracy and reliability of signals...

2010-11-17 22:14:59

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University use brain images to identify neural signature of achieving 'positive emotional attractor' Coaching happens just about everywhere, and every day, with learning as the goal. Effective coaching can lead to smoothly functioning organizations, better productivity and potentially more profit. In classrooms, better student performance can occur. Doctors or nurses can connect more with patients. So, doing coaching right would seem to be a natural goal,...

2010-11-10 17:17:51

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Engineering have found that an early part of the brain's visual system rewires itself when people are trained to perceive patterns, and have shown for the first time that this neural learning appears to be independent of higher order conscious visual processing. The researchers' findings could help shape training programs for people who must learn to detect subtle patterns quickly, such...


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