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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.

2011-04-19 22:52:36

Jamie Tyler, assistant professor in the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, has been invited to speak at a Royal Society of London high level workshop on May 11-12 on the security implications of advances in neuroscience.

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Gallaudet University announced today that Laura-Ann Petitto has been named science director and co-principal investigator of the university’s Visual Language and Visual Learning Center (VL2), one of only six Science of Learning Centers in the country funded by the National Science Foundation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Gallaudet University announced today that Laura-Ann Petitto has been named science director and co-principal investigator of the university’s Visual...

2011-03-23 20:30:04

A team of researchers has found that pursuing carefully planned goals and engaging in more automatic habits shows overlapping neurological mechanisms.

2011-02-28 16:00:02

New York University researchers have isolated neural activity that reflects basic mechanisms used by the brain to combine elementary pieces of language in order to construct complex ideas.

2011-02-08 13:29:14

The human brain operates as a highly interconnected small-world network, not as a collection of discrete regions as previously believed, with important implications for why many of us experience cognitive declines in old age, a new study shows.

2011-01-25 15:25:19

One of the first studies published from the University of Missouri Brain Imaging Center (BIC) gives researchers insight into the brain and memory and may provide researchers clues to treating a variety of debilitating disorders.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.