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Science Of Neuromarketing Helping Advertisers Get In Consumers’ Heads
2013-04-14 08:10:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online In the highly-competitive, multi-million dollar advertising industry, science is increasingly becoming an important tool in determining exactly what kinds of marketing campaigns and products appeal to a potential consumer — so much so that there is an emerging field dedicated solely to getting inside our brains to figure out what we really want. This hybrid of science and advertising is known as neuromarketing, and...

Sleep Better And Improve Your Memory With Sound Stimulation
2013-04-12 08:10:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study reveals that the slow oscillations in brain activity that occur during slow-wave sleep are critical for retaining memories. Playing sounds synchronized to the rhythm of the slow brain oscillations of sleeping people enhances the oscillations, the researchers found, and boosts memory retention. The study, published in Neuron, demonstrates an easy and noninvasive method of influencing human brain activity to improve sleep...

Brainwave Passwords Are The Next Futuristic Thing
2013-04-10 19:28:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are working on a new way to provide security where instead of typing a password, you simply think of it. The team presented their findings at the 2013 Workshop on Usable Security at the Seventeenth International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security in Okinawa, Japan. They conducted several experiments to determine whether their ideas were feasible. Researchers used the Neurosky MindSet for their...

2013-04-04 12:28:03

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VOIS, Inc. (OTCQB- VOIS), The US Government recently announced an initiative of $100 Million to unlock the mapping of the human brain. Significant articles from CNN, USA Today and The Washington Post describe the initiative in detail below. With the company's current mobile EEG headset and brain interaction software, The Company is perfectly positioned in this sector to benefit from the increased attention on this new initiative. Neurological...

2013-04-02 10:36:22

EEG could be more widely used to identify treatable causes of common disorders in hospital patients, say researchers in Mayo Clinic Proceedings A retrospective study of patients who had in-hospital electroencephalography (EEG) has established that EEG is a valuable tool that could be deployed more widely to identify treatable causes of impaired consciousness in the hospital setting. The study is published in the April issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Altered mental status (AMS) and...

2013-03-13 08:38:43

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VOIS, Inc. (OTCQB- VOIS), is providing an update on the developments of the Company's mobile EEG headset. The Company has completed the working prototype and tested the device on several ANDROID models. The tests provided positive results as it relates to communicating with the devices, as well as receiving the EEG signals from the brain. The product is now patent pending, with all necessary filings submitted and recorded at the USPTO. The next step...

2013-03-11 12:24:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSky, the leading Brain-Computer Interface company, is adding to their innovative lineup of products with the launch of the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to neuroscience and brainwave technology. Simply slip on the MindWave Mobile EEG headset and see your brainwaves displayed on screen in the colorful Brainwave Visualizer. Watch your relaxation levels change in real time as you listen to your...

2013-03-07 11:20:02

In the din of a crowded room, paying attention to just one speaker's voice can be challenging. Research in the March 6 issue of the Cell Press journal Neuron demonstrates how the brain hones in on one speaker to solve this "Cocktail Party Problem." Researchers discovered that brain waves are shaped so that the brain can selectively track the sound patterns from the speaker of interest and at the same time exclude competing sounds from other speakers. The findings could have important...

EEG Helps Researchers Understand Sedation And Consciousness
2013-03-05 19:46:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Doctors and surgeons have been using general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness for over one hundred years, but little work has been done to define what unconsciousness actually is. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has defined consciousness more thoroughly by using a high quality electroencephalogram (EEG) to identify the brain...

2013-02-20 08:35:01

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Personal Neuro Devices Inc. (http://personalneuro.com/), a developer of mobile neuro applications, today launched Transcend, an app that gives its users real feedback about the quality of their meditation, using actual neuro-feedback. Transcend allows users to track and improve their meditation practices over time by reporting the quality and duration of their meditation sessions, as well as other helpful metrics. Using these metrics, Transcend...