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2014-05-01 23:06:51

New findings. Leo Krans discovered how several brain functions are happening and it is a kind of breakthrough. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Scientists know a lot about the human brain from the inside. But they have no clue about why. They are admitting that themselves. Psychologists know almost nothing about the brain. Millions have studied it, but nobody has a clue about why we think or sleep. It is not possible to investigate something complicated, like a brain, if it is not understood. But...

2014-04-30 23:20:36

A funny video of Lefty's the Left Hand Store's Dribble Mug was a huge hit on Pier 39's Facebook page. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 This video of Lefty's the Left Hand Store's Dribble Mug was a huge hit on Pier 39's Facebook page. The Dribble Mug works perfectly for left-handers, but drips all over a right-hander's shirt! Lefty's finally get a little revenge! Lefty's the Left Hand Store on San Francisco's Pier 39 is the world's...

Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories
2014-04-21 10:41:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online When we go through a traumatic, embarrassing or otherwise negative experience, our minds will often replay those memories – stirring up unwanted emotions over and over again. Now, a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Alberta in Canada has revealed that focusing on the context surrounding the negative event, such as the weather or who was there at the time, can help to alleviate the...

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2014-04-17 07:11:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In research that should provide a more detailed picture of how memory works, scientists from the Salk Institute have developed a new model explaining how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event. “Previous models of memory were based on fast activity patterns,” study author and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Terry Sejnowski explained in a statement on Wednesday. “Our new model of memory makes...

Napping Helps Children Retain Memory, Learn New Skills
2014-04-09 07:46:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems like babies and young children are constantly learning new things and making giant developmental leaps. As if overnight, sometimes, they figure out how to  recognize certain shapes or what the word "no" means no matter who says it. A new study from the University of Arizona and the University of Tübingen shows that, in reality, making those leaps could be just a nap away. The findings, presented at the Cognitive...

2014-04-02 23:22:43

New critical analysis explores military and civilian uses for predictive anticipatory activity in the unconscious. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A groundbreaking study published in 2012 showed that the human body can anticipate emotional future events as much as 10 seconds before they occur. Recently, scientists released a critical analysis aimed at developing practical implications for this unconscious early alert system. The new paper, published in the journal Frontiers in...

2014-04-01 23:30:39

The Zebra has released the results of a decade-long study proving that left-handed people are better drivers than their right-handed counterparts. Albuquerque, N.M.; Austin, Tex. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Center for Handedness Research in Albuquerque together with The Zebra (http://www.thezebra.com) has released the results of a decade-long study proving that left-handed people are better drivers than their right-handed counterparts. The study, funded by The Zebra, a digital car...

2014-03-31 23:33:34

Lefty's The Left Hand Store is holding a design contest for the best left-handed notebook cover. The first place winner will receive $250 in cash, and the 2 runners up will receive $100 gift certificates to thelefthandstore.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Lefty's The Left Hand Store is holding a design contest for the best left-handed notebook cover. The first place winner will receive $250 in cash, and the 2 runners up will receive $100 gift certificates to...

Unconscious Mind Is A Better Lie Detector
2014-03-25 05:16:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Determining whether a person is telling the truth or lying might be easier than you think, thanks to automatic associations made in the unconscious mind, according to new research appearing in the online edition of the journal Psychological Science. In fact, the authors of the study claim that those automatic associations could actually be a more accurate lie-detector than conscious attempts to uncover the veracity of another...

2014-03-01 23:03:24

Lucid Dreaming is a new program developed by Benjamin Lime, who claims to teach people how to become master lucid dreamers. An overview on the website Vinaf.com indicates that the program is quality. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Lucid Dreaming Made Easy, created by Benjamin Lime, is a new program that teaches people how to control their dreams. With the program, people will discover how to treat their sleeping disorders. Since Benjamin Lime released the program, he has received...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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