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2013-06-16 23:00:39

eReflect, the developers of Ultimate Memory software, announced today that new research on memory formation and activity gives hope that retrieval of lost memories might be possible in the near future. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 E-learning company and developer of memory improvement software Ultimate Memory, eReflect revealed today that a new research conducted by A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology, and Research) Institute for Infocomm, Singapore has concluded that lost...

2013-06-13 23:26:57

Milaa upcoming event on July 13 2013 seeks to enrich children's foundation (auditory and visual memory) for language skills and capacity to sequence through interactive story theater. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The light is dimming. The children are hurrying to find their seats. In front of the children is a stage-like area covered with colorful and soft silks. Whimsical music begins playing in the background. The room is silent, and even the adults begin to form another circle behind the...

Gamers Have Better Visual And Decision Making Skills
2013-06-12 09:34:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just as exercise and lifting weights can be used to boost the body´s strength, playing video games can train the brain to make better and faster decisions based on visual input. Researchers from Duke University are making this claim after conducting a study on the way the brain handles visual responses and both remembers and responds to visual scenes. Gamers and non-gamers were pit against one another to complete this...

2013-06-11 23:03:12

The developers at eReflect, the company behind noted self-paced learning software Ultimate Memory, announced today the importance of a Drexel research study on memory formation. This study furthers scientific understanding of memory and the importance of maintaining healthy brain and memory functions. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 A research project led by Dr. Joshua Jacob and his team at the Drexel School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, has looked into...

2013-06-10 23:20:15

Omega-3's like Omega XL may help with memory and thinking processes. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 A new research report published in Neurology suggests that a diet rich in Omega 3 may help in memory and thinking processes. The research findings are based on information gathered over a four-year period by the Reasons for Geographic and Radical Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study, one of the largest medical studies to date. The REGARDS study consisted of over 17,000 participants who...

2013-06-04 23:22:39

Scientists have proven that people use a different part of the brain to learn about social hierarchies than the part normally used for processing other types of information. Ultimate Memory developers incorporated this information into some of the memory-building exercises in the Ultimate Memory 2013 release. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 One of the most basic of human instincts is survival, and successful survival includes learning who makes up social groups and how best to form...

Paying Attention To Error Keeps Your Motor Memories Alive
2013-06-04 15:47:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore has found that people who can´t see their errors when performing a physical task will lose that skill, not because the brain forgets, but because it has selected an inadequate technique. The study, which is published in the Journal of Neuroscience, focused on the idea of “motor memories,” or the body´s ability to know the amount of force...

Researchers Find Women Remember Faces Better Than Men
2013-06-04 14:44:38

McMaster University New research from McMaster University suggests women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it, and a technique researchers say can help improve anyone's memories. The findings help to answer long-standing questions about why some people can remember faces easily while others quickly forget someone they've just met. "The way we move our eyes across a new individual's face affects our ability...

Protein Modification May Help Control Alzheimer's And Epilepsy
2013-06-03 19:41:06

American Friends of Tel Aviv University In the brain, cell-to-cell communication is dependent on neurotransmitters, chemicals that aid the transfer of information between neurons. Several proteins have the ability to modify the production of these chemicals by either increasing or decreasing their amount, or promoting or preventing their secretion. One example is tomosyn, which hinders the secretion of neurotransmitters in abnormal amounts. Dr. Boaz Barak of Tel Aviv University's Sagol...

2013-06-02 23:00:52

Dopamine, the mood-enhancing hormone, might help give a memory boost, eReflect creator of Ultimate Memory announced today. A new study gives hope for better understanding of memory formation and how memory declines as people age. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Software company eReflect keeps track of all the latest research in memory science, to support and improve their self-improvement software, Ultimate Memory. As eReflect noted today, a new study under lead researcher Emrah...