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Memories Made By The Age Of 25 Will Most Likely Be Your Best Ever
2014-02-20 04:43:53

[ Watch the Video: When Do Memories Lose Importance? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bad news for those of us over the age of 25: a new study from the University of New Hampshire and the University of Aarhus suggests most people will have already made the most important memories of their lives by then. As part of their research, lead researcher Kristina Steiner, a doctoral student in psychology at UNH, and colleagues spoke with 34 members of an active...

2014-02-17 23:24:16

Through an exploration of neuroscience and art, a Philadelphia based artist discovers the connection between memory and creativity and how everyone can benefit from tapping into this little-known resource of personal transformation. Contact: PMV Productions. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 When it comes to creativity many believe that they either have it or they don’t. Some people—artists, designers, poets, writers, singers, techno geniuses—are born with great creative...

2014-02-14 16:26:37

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ZIM Corporation (OTCBB: ZIMCF), a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets: today announced its financial results for its third quarter ended December 31, 2013. All figures presented are calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the United States and presented in US dollars. Revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 was $357,334, an increase from the $334,577...

Cognitive Performance In Older Adults Improved With Nutritional Supplement
2014-02-07 12:24:26

University of South Florida NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Declines in the underlying brain skills needed to think, remember and learn are normal in aging. In fact, this cognitive decline is a fact of life for most older Americans. Therapies to improve the cognitive health of older adults are critically important for lessening declines in mental...

Brain Edits, Splices Past Memories With Current Events
2014-02-05 10:26:18

[ Watch the Video: Brains Edits Past Memories ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While we may like to think of our brains as a video camera that records events exactly as they happen, a new study from scientists at Northwestern University has found that the brain acts more like an editing studio, cutting and splicing past events based on present circumstances. "When you think back to when you met your current partner, you may recall this feeling of love and...

Psychologists Explain How Attractiveness Prevents The Recognition Of Faces
2014-02-04 14:58:45

Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena Great eyes, full lips and harmonious features: actress Angelina Jolie is in possession of all of these. That she is regarded as the epitome of female attractiveness doesn't come as a surprise for Dr. Holger Wiese of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany). "Her features combine many factors which contribute to the attractiveness of a face," the psychologist says. In his research, he mostly deals with the perception of faces. "On the one hand we...

2014-01-31 23:27:17

Brain health supplement makers provide complimentary e-book filled with memory-making tips designed to make special occasions even more memorable. Madison, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The makers of Prevagen the brain health supplement, Quincy Bioscience, announces the launch of new Making Memories e-booklet series. This reader-friendly tool offers authentic gift ideas that are free and sure to make a lasting impression. The purpose of the Making Memories series is to provide unique ways...

2014-01-30 23:27:24

Acuity Games is pleased to announce the creation of Total Recall, a memory game inspired by the standard Alzheimer’s MMSE examination. Pompton Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Brain games developer Acuity Games is pleased to announce the creation of Acuity Games:Total Recall, the 11th game in their growing line-up of brain health assessment-based brain games. Total Recall was inspired by the MMSE (mini mental-state examination) question that requires patients to repeat a list of...

2014-01-29 13:08:28

Study raises questions about use of technologies to predict cognitive development Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy children and adolescents, according to a study appearing January 29 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings shed new light on cognitive development and suggest MRI and other tools may one day help identify children at risk for developmental challenges earlier than current testing methods allow....

3D Model Of The World's Most Famous Amnesiac's Brain
2014-01-29 05:33:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The brain of the famous amnesiac Henry Gustav Molaison, who died in 2008, has been painstakingly digitized in 3D, and is now available to explore online right down to the cellular architecture. Molaison is one of the most famous patients in the history of brain research. In 1953, an experimental surgery intended to relieve his severe epilepsy rendered him with the unexpected ability to remember events and facts he knew before the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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