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Brain Activity Helps Predict Individual's Test Performance
2012-09-19 14:41:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists are monitoring brain activity to help try and predict how well someone will perform on a test they have been studying for, and how to better improve study habits. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have shown it is possible to predict how well people will remember information. The team demonstrated predictions based on the results of monitoring test volunteers with electroencephalography (EEG) sensors....

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