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Neurofeedback Can Enhance The Brain's Signal-to-noise Ratio
2013-09-23 04:58:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As a needle sweeps across the grooves of a worn vinyl record, it carries the distinct sounds of hisses, scratches and even the echo of skips. For many years, however, if someone yearned to hear Frank Sinatra sing "Fly Me to the Moon," they were able to listen to his crooning baritone with technical clarity, courtesy of the increased signal-to-noise ratio of digital re-masterings. Recent advances in neurofeedback techniques have made...

2013-09-19 23:02:41

With school starting again, Neurofeedback at the Professional Center for Enhanced Performance can be a great way to improve a child's reading and math comprehension and focus. Schertz, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Professional Center for Enhanced Performance recommends parents consider the benefits of Neurofeedback to prepare for their kids new school year. Neurofeedback is an exercise for the brain to help with focus, concentration, memory, and attention - all of which are needed to...

2013-09-19 13:18:10

Active brain state beyond the deep coma associated with a flat EEG Researchers from the University of Montreal and their colleagues have found brain activity beyond a flat line EEG, which they have called Nu-complexes (from the Greek letter Νν). According to existing scientific data, researchers and doctors had established that beyond the so-called "flat line" (flat electroencephalogram or EEG), there is nothing at all, no brain activity, no possibility of life. This major discovery...

Video Games Make Elderly Brains Sharper
2013-09-05 12:43:36

[ Watch The Video: Older Adults Can Benefit From UCSF 3D Video Game ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Research from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has shown that the human brain can change and improve all the way through old age. In a study designed to test the brain's ability to continue learning and growing, healthy older adults were asked to play a specially designed video game. The more the 60 to 85 year-old volunteers played the game, the...

2013-09-04 23:24:17

Brain Evolution System created by Lee Benson and Karl Moore is a new online 6- month Brainwave course that teaches people how to handle stressful situations in their life. A full Brain Evolution System overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the course is worth buying. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Brain Evolution System designed by Lee Benson and Karl Moore is a new online 6-month brain training course that instructs people how to convert stress into calm on-demand, how to get rid of...

2013-09-04 08:32:16

People with epilepsy could be helped by new research into the way a key molecule controls brain activity during a seizure. Researchers have identified the role played by of a protein – called BDNF – and say the discovery could lead to new drugs that calm the symptoms of epileptic seizures. Scientists analysed the way cells communicate when the brain is most active – such as in epileptic seizures – when electrical signalling by the brain's neurons is increased. They found that...

2013-08-29 23:02:19

Special reduced price packages for Neurofeedback treatment available for a limited time only at Professional Center for Enhanced Performance. Schertz, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 For a limited time only, the Professional Center for Enhanced Performance is offering special reduced-price packages for Neuofeedback treatment. These special packages will be available at the Center at 17305 Interstate 35, Suite 117 in Schertz. Neurofeedback is much like physical therapy for brain waves. In...

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2013-08-28 04:41:57

[ Watch the Video: Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans: A Pilot Study ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using electrical brain recordings and a type of magnetic stimulation, a University of Washington researcher was reportedly able to transmit a brain signal through the Internet and control the hand motions of a colleague. In what is being hailed as the first noninvasive person-to-person brain interface, computer science and engineering professor...

Quadcopter Powered By Smartphone
2013-08-19 11:01:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) researchers have developed a quadcopter - a helicopter propelled by four rotors - that can maneuver its way around a room completely on its own using only a smartphone. The Virtual-Reality-Team at TU Vienna created a quadcopter that does not need a human interface to navigate through a room, and its on-board computer power is a standard smartphone. The quadcopter utilizes the smartphone's...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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