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Research Show Why People Remain Optimistic
2011-10-10 12:25:46

A study published on Sunday reveals that people who are optimistic about the outcome of events tend to learn only from information that reinforces their point-of-view in the world.

2011-09-06 12:39:16

Twenty years after the publication of the first human study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)* - a technique to measure activity in the brain through the flow of blood - the Wellcome Trust has published a report providing reflections on the field of human functional brain imaging.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.