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2015-02-22 13:15:19

If you suck at math, don't feel bad. At least your subconscious can solve basic equations without you even knowing.

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2015-02-18 11:44:20

Ever wonder why some people can recall vivid memories as if they were yesterday? Vanderbilt researchers shine a light on what it means to 'mentally time travel' through memories.

Brian Williams
2015-02-13 11:59:22

Memory expert Ed Cooke sits down to discuss the recent allegations against Brian Williams and his helicopter story in Iraq.

2015-02-12 23:08:43

Lefty's the Left Hand Store unveils the best Valentine's present for a lefty.

music names
2015-02-11 14:32:00

Music may help some people relax when they're trying to concentrate. But it doesn't help them remember what they're focusing on, especially as they get older.

2015-01-30 23:09:57

Lefty's the Left Hand Store presents their new Eco-Leather Left-handed Portfolio Collection.

memory science
2015-01-30 18:28:55

In our era of endless and incredible scientific discovery, it's easy to pat ourselves on the back and congratulate our own success. But in doing so, we may be clouding the fact that, in some vital areas, we are running behind. Do we know enough about memory?

brain farts
2015-01-28 15:36:10

Do you ever have those moments where your brain seems to just… you know… what’s the word…? Here's why.

brain pathways
2015-01-21 13:49:23

The brain may use new pathways to recall old memories, including those of the traumatic events that can trigger post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

distraction
2014-12-11 08:26:44

A new study challenges the idea that distraction is necessarily a problem for learning. Researchers at Brown University found that if attention was as divided during recall of a motor task as it was during learning the task, people performed as if there were no distractions at either stage.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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