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2010-01-14 08:55:00

By combining brain imaging and machine learning techniques, neuroscientists Marcel Just and Vladimir Cherkassky and computer scientists Tom Mitchell and Sandesh Aryal determined how the brain arranges noun representations.

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2009-12-10 08:30:00

Study shows reading remediation improves children's reading skills and positively alters brain tissue.

2009-01-04 16:23:16

A computer program developed at a Pittsburgh university can offer limited insights into one's thoughts by analyzing brain activation patterns, researchers say. Carnegie Mellon University computer science Professor Tom Mitchell , who is working on the computer algorithm project, said by analyzing an individual's brain activity, the program can make very accurate guesses at which word of a selected pair a person is thinking about, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday.

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2008-06-02 10:10:00

Research team's work with brain scans and computational modeling an important breakthrough in understanding the brain and developing new computational tools

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2008-03-05 15:05:00

Carnegie Mellon University scientists have shown that just listening to a cell phone while driving is a significant distraction, and it causes drivers to commit some of the same types of driving errors that can occur under the influence of alcohol.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.