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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...

2014-01-28 23:33:34

Andrew LaCivita’s “Out of Reach but in Sight” mines his 26-year experience of achievement. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 “Out of Reach but in Sight: Using Goals to Achieve Your Impossible” spawned from a speech LaCivita delivered to a 300-member audience in 2013. He assured those listening that a goal is nothing more than a vehicle to enhance your enjoyment of something you love. If it’s that simple, why do so many people fail to achieve their goals? “Out of Reach...

2014-01-27 23:22:43

Brain Games Site Presents Opportunity for Improving Cognitive Performance Madison, WI (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 With brain health awareness on the rise, memory games are becoming increasingly widespread. Quincy Bioscience, makers of the nation’s leading brain health supplement Prevagen®, announces the kickoff of PrevagenGames.com. This memory-promoting website offers free and unlimited brain games to enhance overall cognitive performance. The website provides a diverse selection of...

2014-01-27 10:37:09

And how do separate small elements come together to become a unique and meaningful sequence? When you learn how to play the piano, first you have to learn notes, scales and chords and only then will you be able to play a piece of music. The same principle applies to speech and to reading, where instead of scales you have to learn the alphabet and the rules of grammar. But how do separate small elements come together to become a unique and meaningful sequence? It has been shown that a...

Memories Start To Fade By Age Seven
2014-01-26 05:34:00

[ Watch the Video: At What Age Do We Start Forgetting Childhood Memories ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Memories are the way that infants learn new information, however, few adults can remember events that occurred before the age of three. According to a new study from Emory University psychologists, these early memories fade around age seven in a phenomenon known as "childhood amnesia." According to Emory's Carol Clark, the research team interviewed children...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.