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2011-08-31 14:52:41

In an effort to understand what happens in the brain when a person reads or considers such abstract ideas as love or justice, Princeton researchers have for the first time matched images of brain activity with categories of words related to the concepts a person is thinking about.

2011-08-30 15:54:42

New research from MIT suggests that there are parts of our brain dedicated to language and only language, a finding that marks a major advance in the search for brain regions specialized for sophisticated mental functions.

2011-07-27 12:34:22

Imagine you're dining at a restaurant in a city you're visiting for the first –– and, most likely the last –– time.

2011-07-20 12:23:02

In the century and a half since Charles Darwin's publication of The Origin of Species, evolutionary theory has become the bedrock of modern biology, yet its application to the understanding of the human mind remains controversial.

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2011-06-04 15:55:00

Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.

2011-06-03 12:49:47

An article demonstrating how tools for modeling traffic on the Internet and telephone systems can be used to study information flow in brain networks will be published in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Biology on 2nd June 2011.

2011-05-15 00:02:32

With their fabulous online kids games, Kabongo has harnessed popular game mechanics to build cognitive skills in children and enhance their reading ability. Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 There has been a significant trend toward brain games among the American public over the last few years.

2011-05-13 15:16:05

Parents know the unparalleled joy and wonder of hearing a beloved child’s first words turn quickly into whole sentences and then babbling paragraphs.

2011-05-12 11:08:21

A team of researchers at the University of Arizona has brought a high-tech tool to bear on the study of a familiar and age-old emotion – guilt.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

Harvard psychiatrist, professor, brain-imaging researcher, certified master executive coach, and award-winning author Srini Pillay, MD.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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