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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...

2013-05-31 23:23:36

Awaken Your Photographic Memory” created by Greg Frost is a new course that instructs people how to develop a photographic memory. A full Awaken Your Photographic Memory review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Awaken Your Photographic Memory” created by Greg Frost is a new course that instructs people how to develop a photographic memory. This course will help people unlock their mind´s natural ability to...

Healthy Lifestyle Keeps Memory Sharper
2013-05-31 05:16:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who engage in healthy behaviors are less likely to complain about memory-related issues later on in life, experts from UCLA and the Gallup organization report in a new study. Previous research has shown that making positive lifestyle choices can help reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, the researchers said, but little had been known about a link between making good choices and milder memory complaints,...

2013-05-30 13:38:17

UAlberta psychology research shows influence of cultural history on what people remember as major events in their lives What will your kids remember about the life stories you tell them? New University of Alberta research shows that they're likely to be able to recall transitional moments you share with them, be it promotions or pets. The research offers strong evidence that societal values significantly affect how people think about and recall events in their lives–and how we...

2013-05-25 23:00:19

Although there are already plenty of Ultimate Memory reviews out there that do heap praises on the product, some people might still find it reassuring to have the software evaluated in comparison with other software that claims to provide the same features. That´s exactly what software review site Squidoo did, and in the end, Ultimate Memory still came out on top, eReflect says. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Reviews are good on their own, but when one product is pitted against...

2013-05-19 23:03:19

Agora Health Limited, developed by Rachael Linkie, is a new brain training program that covers guides on how to increase memory power naturally and effectively. A full Agora Health Limited review on the site Health Review Center indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Agora Health Limited developed by Rachael Linkie is a new brain training program that covers guides on how to increase memory power naturally and effectively. The program also is an...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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