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2014-03-24 23:23:21

Soterix Medical Inc. announces a multidisciplinary study based at the University of Illinois Beckman Institute to determine if High-Definition tDCS (HD-tDCS) in conjunction with other interventions improves adaptive reasoning and fluid intelligence. High-Definition tDCS is a proprietary technology that allows non-invasive neuromodulation of targeted brain structures to modulate brain excitability and plasticity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Soterix Medical Inc. announced today a...

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2013-12-11 14:49:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at MIT slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students’ cognitive abilities. Standardized tests, a measure of so-called crystallized intelligence, have been shown to be an accurate predictor of students’ future educational achievement, as well as their employment and income prospects as...

Brain Training Games Do Not Make You More Intelligent
2013-10-08 08:49:16

[ Watch the Video: Mind Games Don't Improve Intelligence ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brain teasers and other IQ games can be found nearly anywhere online, promising to improve mental function and even boost intelligence. Now one Georgia Institute of Technology researcher says these claims are only half true. While these types of games may improve mental dexterity, particularly where memory is concerned, they cannot improve overall intelligence....

2010-11-29 16:53:26

Storage capacity by numbers, not resolution, fuels fluid intelligence, Oregon researchers say One person correctly remembers four of eight items just seen but is fuzzy on details. Another person recalls only two of the items but with amazingly precise clarity. So what ability translates to higher IQ? According to a University of Oregon study, the answer is very clear: More items stored in short-term memory is linked to greater fluid intelligence, as measured in IQ tests. The resolution of...

2009-11-03 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumosity.com announces the launch of a powerful new game shown to improve intelligence. Working closely with the scientists who made the original discovery, Lumosity.com has developed an online version of the intelligence training program Dual N-Back. This new game will be available to the more than 1.5 million registered members at Lumosity.com, and it can be used by those interested in improving their intelligence. The Dual N-Back game improves...

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2008-06-05 16:14:54

Can human beings rev up their intelligence quotients, or are they stuck with IQs set by their genes at birth? Until recently, nature seemed to be the clear winner over nurture.But new research, led by Swiss postdoctoral fellows Susanne M. Jaeggi and Martin Buschkuehl, working at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, suggests that at least one aspect of a person's IQ can be improved by training a certain type of memory.Most IQ tests attempt to measure two types of intelligence--crystallized...


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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