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Decoding Dreams Via Brain Scans
2013-04-05 08:10:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say they have found a way to turn some of the fantasies seen in the movie Inception into a reality. Scientists say they discovered a potential way to decode dreams, enabling them to predict the content of the visual imagery being experienced by the dreamer based on neural activity recorded during sleep. The team created decoding computer programs based on brain activity measured while study participants were wide awake...

What Are The Functions Of Human Consciousness
2012-11-15 05:51:40

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Who would have ever thought we could solve math equations in our sleep? Well, maybe our level of unconsciousness might have to be a bit more elevated but researchers from the Psychology Department at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have found that we can actually read words and phrases or even solve multi-step mathematical problems without our having been consciously aware of them. The team, headed by Dr. Ran Hassin, along with...

Freudian Theory Of Unconscious Conflict Linked To Anxiety Disorders
2012-06-18 04:55:28

New research, presented Saturday at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association (APSA), has reportedly discovered a link between Sigmund Freud's theory of unconscious conflict and conscious symptoms experienced by individuals suffering from phobias and other anxiety disorders. As part of the study, 11 subjects who had been diagnosed with anxiety disorders were given a series of "psychoanalytically oriented diagnostic sessions conducted by a psychoanalyst," the...

2011-08-29 11:17:12

A new University of Alberta study says when it comes to goal setting, your unconscious mind can be a great motivator. Alberta School of Business researcher Sarah Moore and colleagues from Duke and Cornell universities say that unconscious feelings about objects in the environment influence the pursuit of long-term goals. Their study explores how the unconscious mind responds to objects in relation to an individual's goals–and how the unconscious continues to influence feelings about...

2010-10-19 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- REMcloud, a social network for dreams, today announced their official launch in the US. Although the world spends upwards of 100 billion minutes on social networks every day, a recent study by Forrester uncovered general status update fatigue by social networking users and a need for more meaningful and intimate social engagement. REMcloud solves this problem by engaging its users around the most universally shared human experience: their dreams....

2010-04-19 13:49:39

When we like a product, do we think others will like it, too? And when we believe others like a product, do we like it as well? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research says these two questions are fundamentally different. "The answer to the first question (Will others like it?) requires people to start with their own product preferences, which we call projection," write authors Caglar Irmak (University of South Carolina), Beth Vallen (Loyola University), and Sankar Sen (Baruch...

2009-07-31 00:27:14

Rorschach tests, used by psychologists to reveal a part of someone's personality by interpretation of inkblots, may not be that helpful, U.S. researchers say. Scott O. Lilienfeld of Emory University in Atlanta, James M. Wood of University of Texas at El Paso and Howard N. Garb of the University of Pittsburgh conducted a meta-analysis on the Rorschach Inkblot Tests and conclude they may not be the best diagnostic tool, and practitioners need to be cautious in how they use this technique and...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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