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2013-07-12 23:01:29

Boffin announced its latest memory software reviews now available to users. The reviewers evaluated memory software based on efficiency, use support, technology and overall competence in improving memory. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Boffin editors published today their latest memory software reviews, revealing the three top choices for memory improvement. The third place and bronze medal was awarded to Phenomenal Memory, while the second place and silver award were given...

2013-07-09 23:27:01

LifeWings, patient safety consulting firm, has helped over 100 organizations around the world create and successfully implement checklists, here are seven surefire tips to boost the success rate of your checklist implementation process. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Over 3000 hospitals around the world have registered with the World Health Organization to implement the use of a pre-procedure surgical checklist. This is not surprising given the widely publicized data...

2013-07-06 23:00:32

Other memory improvement software products generally focus too much on practicing, but eReflect's developers decided to concentrate on memory-boosting techniques through fun activities. In a statement today, eReflect, developer of Ultimate Memory™, explained the reason for this approach. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 Ultimate Memory™ developer company eReflect revealed today that the No. 1 strategy used in Ultimate Memory™ for memory boosting is the range of engaging...

Our Brains Act As Information DJs
2013-07-06 05:34:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Long before the advent of the internet, scientists were trying to understand how ideas spread. Today, the questions include "what messages will go viral on social media?" and "can this be predicted?" A new study, led by UCLA psychologists, has taken a significant step towards answering these questions. The research team has identified, for the first time, the brain regions associated with the successful spread of ideas, often called...

Boost Memory By Reading And Writing
2013-07-04 09:54:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Good news for those reading and writing this article: a new study from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago claims reading and writing may preserve memory into old age. By keeping your brain active, says study author Robert S. Wilson, PhD, you're able to slow the rate at which your memory decreases in later years. This is not the first time researchers have arrived at such a conclusion, of course. Previous studies have also...

2013-06-28 23:03:42

Ultimate Memory™ software has been enriched with interactive memory boosting games, announces eReflect, the company that developed the software product. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 The 2013 version of Ultimate Memory™ has been updated with a series of new features. As software developer company eReflect revealed today, the most significant update is the software's new interactive memory boosting games. Ultimate Memory™ has been updated for its 2013 version with an...

Researchers Take A Look Inside The Mind Of A Child
2013-06-28 08:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is an intense look of concentration that is nearly universal to young children when their minds are hard at work. Despite recognizing the look, however, adults are never really sure what the children are thinking. A new study, led by psychologists at the University of Iowa, has used optical neuroimaging to peer inside the brain, in a first-ever attempt to quantify how much 3- and 4-year-old children are grasping when they...

2013-06-27 23:19:44

STAR Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado announces that their Sensational Kids Kamp; themed therapy day camps for children ages 4-10 with Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD, Asperger’s Disorder and their siblings are almost full. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges announces that their Sensational Kids Kamp; themed therapy day camps for children ages 4-10 with Sensory...

2013-06-26 13:48:39

FINDINGS: UCLA researchers have found that older adults who regularly used a brain-fitness program on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills. The UCLA team studied 69 dementia-free participants, with an average age of 82, who were recruited from retirement communities in Southern California. The participants played a computerized brain-fitness program called Dakim BrainFitness, which trains individuals through more than 400 exercises in the areas of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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