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Baby Brains Wired To Learn By Imitation
2013-10-31 10:33:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since we weren’t able to talk during the first couple years of our lives, we had to learn how to make simple movements by watching our parents and imitating them. New research from Temple University and the University of Washington published in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed some of the neural mechanisms behind how babies learn through imitation. "Babies are exquisitely careful people-watchers, and they're primed to learn from...

2013-10-23 23:29:56

Announces Partnership with CureLauncher Clinical Trial Matching Service Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Star NeuroScience Foundation announced today an exclusive Georgia partnership with CureLauncher, the only organization that matches people to ALL enrolling clinical trials. CureLauncher, based in Michigan, is a clinical trial matching service that was created to give patients and caregivers unbiased and easy-to-understand information about new treatments available through...

2013-10-01 23:01:56

Report Outlines Expert Panel’s Conclusion That Three Grand Challenges Must Be Met in Order to Map the Human Brain, Which is the Goal of the Obama Administration’s BRAIN Initiative Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) today announced the publication of, “Grand Challenges in Mapping the Human Brain: NSF Workshop Report,” which summarizes the outcomes of the National Science Foundation Workshop on Mapping and Engineering...

2013-09-25 23:00:32

Dr. Walter Wilczynski in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at Georgia State University has received a five-year $499,209 National Science Foundation grant to form a Research Coordination Network focused on advancing the field of sociogenomics. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Dr. Walter Wilczynski in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at Georgia State University has received a five-year $499,209 National Science Foundation grant to form a Research Coordination Network...

2013-09-24 10:43:50

Our brains give us the remarkable ability to make sense of situations we've never encountered before—a familiar person in an unfamiliar place, for example, or a coworker in a different job role—but the mechanism our brains use to accomplish this has been a longstanding mystery of neuroscience. Now, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have demonstrated that our brains could process these new situations by relying on a method similar to the "pointer" system used by...

2013-09-13 23:25:37

The “SP theory of intelligence”, developed by Dr. Gerry Wolff of CognitionResearch.org, promises less complexity in computers, more intelligence, and new insights in psychology and neuroscience. Menai Bridge, UK (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The “SP theory of intelligence”, described in a new article in the journal “Information”, aims to solve two problems with computers—their complexity and their lack of intelligence. The theory borrows a neglected idea from psychology: that...

2013-07-16 23:16:26

New open-access journal created to foster worldwide community around the sharing of knowledge about how to design, make, and test products for the betterment of human health. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) today announced the launch of the Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM). The open-access journal was created to support the movement of biotechnological innovations from idea to clinical...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.