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2013-10-16 09:09:52

You’re only as old as you feel, or so the saying goes.

2013-10-15 20:56:45

Studies have long shown a difference in cognitive ability between high- and low-income children, but for the first time, scientists have found a difference between low-income children growing up in rural areas and those growing up in urban environments.

2013-10-08 23:32:49

Insights based on the Dimensional Systems Model are discussed in the Neuropsychotherapist magazine.

2013-10-08 10:15:02

Subtle body cues allow people to identify others with surprising accuracy when faces are difficult to differentiate.

Brain Training Games Do Not Make You More Intelligent
2013-10-08 08:49:16

Brain teasers and other IQ games can be found nearly anywhere online, promising to improve mental function and even boost intelligence. Now one Georgia Institute of Technology researcher says these claims are only half true.

How Depression Affects Memory
2013-10-03 15:55:20

Researchers found that a Sesame Street game could help determine why depression affects an individual's memory.

2013-09-24 10:40:30

A new study provides evidence that one important part of memory undergoes substantial development even after the age of 7.

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study.

Too Much Time Online Can Affect Working Memory
2013-09-20 16:42:48

You may be losing the capacity to store valuable memories or take in information by spending too much time online – except when reading stories on redOrbit, of course.

PTSD Treatment Hope From Memory Loss Gene
2013-09-19 04:11:00

The discovery of a gene partially responsible for the loss of old memories could benefit people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by making it easier to replace fear-inducing recollections with more positive associations.


Word of the Day
shotta
  • An armed gangster.
The word 'shotta' is an alteration of 'shooter'.