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2011-05-04 19:05:44

The phenomenon known as holistic processing is best known in faces. Most people see faces as a whole, not as two eyes a nose, and a mouth. But holistic processing happens in other cases, too, and can even be taught. One possible explanation is that holistic processing emerges from expertise, but the truth is much more nuanced, according to the authors of a new review published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "Holistic...

2010-01-28 09:00:00

DENVER, CO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH.OB) www.mitneedlefree.com MIT is pleased to announce that it has started the process of strengthening the management team by appointing Mr. Jacques Gauthier and Mr. Michel Carrier as members of the newly formed Advisory Board. Mr. Jacques Gauthier has served on the board of directors of Axcan Pharma Inc. since 1995. He is currently an advisor to the President and Scientific Director at Montreal Clinical...

2009-06-18 22:18:40

Putting a name to a face may be key to the brain's expertise in recognizing faces, U.S. researchers say. The study, scheduled to be published in Psychological Science, suggests the human tendency to see people and faces as individuals may explain why people are such experts at recognizing other people. This new research adds to the evidence that the brain processes faces differently -- than objects -- because of our expertise with them. It also tells us what it is about our experience with...

2009-02-02 18:39:51

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Denis Gauthier was suspended five games without pay Monday for hitting Montreal's Josh Gorges in the head Saturday. Gauthier was assessed a 5-minute major for charging and was given a game misconduct for the hit in the second period of Montreal's 4-3 victory. Gauthier will forfeit $56,451.61, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. Gauthier, who has two assists in 43 games this season, will not be eligible to return until Feb. 14 against Edmonton.


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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