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Brain Wave Patterns Predict A Person's Aptitude For Video Games
2012-10-25 13:35:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A person´s aptitude for video games can be predicted by their brain waves, according to a new study published in the journal Psychophysiology. The researchers used electroencephalography (EEG) to observe the electrical activity in the brains of 39 study participants before they trained on the video game 'Space Fortress,' a game developed for cognitive research. None of the subjects were daily video game players. The...

2012-09-30 23:00:07

MindMachines.com officially nominates the pROSHI neurodynamic activator for VA and DOD PTSD study. The DOD (United States Department of Defense) and VA (Veterans Administration) have announced $100 million funding for a PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI study. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 MindMachines.com officially nominates the pROSHI neurodynamic activator for VA and DOD PTSD study. The DOD (United States Department of Defense) and VA (Veterans Administration)...

2012-09-22 23:01:22

Michael Landgraf and Fred Williams of MindMachines.com respond to letters to the editor about controversy regarding the use of light and sound machines in classrooms to boost education performance in US public and private schools. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Representatives of MindMachines.com, Michael Landgraf and Fred Willaims respond to letters to the editor at mindmachines.com regarding the use of light and sound machines in classrooms to boost education performance in US...

Brain Activity Helps Predict Individual's Test Performance
2012-09-19 14:41:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists are monitoring brain activity to help try and predict how well someone will perform on a test they have been studying for, and how to better improve study habits. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have shown it is possible to predict how well people will remember information. The team demonstrated predictions based on the results of monitoring test volunteers with electroencephalography (EEG) sensors....

Rhesus Monkeys Used To Test Cybernetic Implant
2012-09-17 04:21:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists are developing an implant that can allow them to manipulate the neural activity of rhesus monkeys, allowing them to help regain lost decision-making processes in the primates and providing a technological device which could someday help those suffering from dementia, stroke, cerebral injury or various brain diseases. A team of researchers hailing from the University of Southern California (USC), the University of...

2012-09-16 23:01:12

MindMachines.com is challenging the American educational system to adopt light and sound machine brainwave entrainment technology to boost learning and memory retention among US students. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2012 MindMachines.com is challenging the American educational system to adopt light and sound machine brainwave entrainment technology to boost learning and memory retention among US students. Representatives for the company are strongly advocating the introduction of...

Little Language Learners Have Head Start
2012-09-10 16:26:17

Babies' ability to detect complex rules in language outshines that of adults New research examining auditory mechanisms of language learning in babies has revealed that infants as young as three months of age are able to automatically detect and learn complex dependencies between syllables in spoken language. By contrast, adults only recognized the same dependencies when asked to actively search for them. The study by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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