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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.

Most American Presidents Destined To Be Forgotten
2014-12-01 03:50:46

American presidents spend their time in office trying to carve out a prominent place in the nation's collective memory, but most are destined to be forgotten within 50-to-100 years of their serving as president, suggests a study on presidential name recall released today by the journal Science.

music for your brain
2014-11-20 03:00:37

A peek inside the brains of professional musicians has given University of Texas at Arlington psychology researchers what may be the first links between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory.

2014-11-19 23:12:08

Lefty's the Left Hand Store adds 4 new left-handed art and activity sets just in time for the holidays. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2014

memory recall
2014-11-15 05:53:18

Researchers have identified a molecule in the brain that effectively serves as a limiter for the amount of information a person is capable of retaining, and found that removing it could improve our mental function and memory recall.

visual cues - johnny depp
2014-10-06 08:34:56

Johnny Depp has an unforgettable face. Tony Angelotti, his stunt double in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” does not. So why is it that when they’re swashbuckling on screen, audiences worldwide see them both as the same person? UC Berkeley scientists have cracked that mystery.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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