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chocolate craving
2014-09-17 05:28:23

If you have ever succumbed to a craving for high-calorie snacks, and most of us surely have, you may not feel quite so bad after reading a study by the School of Public Health and Health Systems and the Department of Kinesiology at Canada’s University of Waterloo.

A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive brain functions through the remainder of their lives.

2014-05-27 23:11:04

C8 Sciences, the developers of the new and innovative ACTIVATE™ program, are now leading the battle against ADHD by measurably strengthening working memory, self-control, sustained attention,

Do Brain Training Games Work
2014-01-02 14:28:29

A new study suggests that brain training games may only improve a person’s capacity to perform the specific training task and lack evidence that this skill translates to other cognitive abilities.

2013-11-21 14:21:09

When reading text or listening to someone speak, we construct rich mental models that allow us to draw conclusions about other people, objects, actions, events, mental states and contexts.

Chronic Dieters Exhibit Brain Imbalance
2013-11-12 09:48:28

A new study from Dartmouth using neuroimaging suggests that a brain imbalance may be responsible for overeating in chronic dieters.

2013-08-08 09:13:32

Trying to explain riding a bike is difficult because it is an implicit memory.

Theta Brainwaves Reflect Ability To Overcome Built-in bias
2013-05-08 08:55:51

Researchers show that the level of theta brainwave activity in the prefrontal cortex predicts whether people will be able to overcome these ingrained biases when doing so is required to achieve a goal.

Creative Task Performance Improved By Turning Off Brain’s ‘Filter’
2013-03-15 22:14:58

Researchers wanted to determine if applying an inhibitor to the prefontal cortex could benefit creative thoughts.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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