Quantcast

Latest Memory Stories

Navigation Abilities Brain Structure
2013-11-26 09:12:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People who instantly know their way around after having traveled to a particular destination at least once have structurally different brains than those who require a map or GPS to navigate from place to place, new research shows. Doctoral researcher Joost Wegman at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands demonstrated that good navigators store relevant landmarks automatically along the way to their destination, while bad...

Scientists Announce The Successful Installation Of First Blue Gene Active Storage System Worldwide
2013-11-18 13:42:39

Forschungszentrum Jülich The ever growing complexity of various simulation tasks not only require a continuous increase of computing power but also the capability of managing large amounts of data. Realization of an active storage architecture and integration of non-volatile memory into Blue Gene/Q enables data intensive applications to exploit the performance of this highly scalable high-performance computing system by IBM. The BGAS system is the result of a close collaboration between...

2013-11-15 23:26:39

Morris Psychological Group will be holding free and confidential memory screenings on Tuesday November 19th, 2013 between 11am and 3pm at their offices at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 305, Parsippany, NJ. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Announcing that Morris Psychological Group will be holding free and confidential memory screenings on Tuesday November 19th, 2013 between 11am and 3pm at their offices at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 305, Parsippany, NJ. The screenings will be...

2013-11-14 23:29:56

A new article released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 10 tips on how to improve memory power naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The writing on the site Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people 10 tips on how to improve memory power naturally. Both women and men, who want to learn useful tips to improve memory, can make use of this entire writing. At the beginning of the writing, people will find out that they are likely eating more sugar than the real demand of...

2013-11-13 13:58:11

Why does it take longer to recognize a familiar face when seen in an unfamiliar setting, like seeing a work colleague when on holiday? A new study published today in Nature Communications has found that part of the reason comes down to the processes that our brain performs when learning and recognizing faces. During the experiment, participants were shown faces of people that they had never seen before, while lying inside an MRI scanner in the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway...

2013-11-12 09:17:04

New studies show life events influence genes important for memory and drug use New human and animal research released today demonstrates how experiences impact genes that influence behavior and health. Today's studies, presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health, provide new insights into how experience might produce long-term brain changes in behaviors like drug addiction...

2013-11-11 23:22:54

New cognitive enhancement supplement contains ingredients to help with memory enhancement, dementia prevention, and more. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 After months of buzz, it was announced today that Biohack Pure would be officially released November 15, 2013. This Friday, pre-orders will begin shipping out, and Biohack Pure will be available for purchase on its website, BiohackPure.com. “We are so incredibly excited that Biohack Pure will finally be available for the world...

2013-11-11 10:21:55

Lifestyle changes in diet and exercise show promise for learning, depression in teens, and more New studies released today underscore the potential impact of healthy lifestyle choices in treating depression, the effects of aging, and learning. The research focused on the effects of mind/body awareness, exercise, and diet, and was presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related