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Many brain-training companies tout the scientific backing of their products – the laboratory studies that reveal how their programs improve your brainpower.
Memory may not be as powerful as many people believe.
A new survey reveals that many people in the U.S. â€“ in some cases a substantial majority â€“ think that memory is more powerful, objective and reliable than it actually is.
In a new study, researchers tested the claims of a Boston police officer who said he ran past a brutal police beating without seeing it.
University of Utah psychologists have learned why many people experience "inattention blindness" â€“ the phenomenon that leaves drivers on cell phones prone to traffic accidents and makes a gorilla invisible to viewers of a famous video.
A new study finds that those who know that an unexpected event is likely to occur are no better at noticing other unexpected events â€“ and may be even worse â€“ than those who aren't expecting the unexpected.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.