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2014-06-25 23:13:10

According to Dr. Stacey Spencer with Morris Psychological Group, working memory enables us to hold on to information long enough to manipulate it or use it to complete a task.

Region Of The Brain Discovered That Enables Children To Overcome Emotional Self-centeredness As They Mature
2014-05-28 10:18:06

Children are more egocentric than adults. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig have demonstrated for the first time that children are also worse at putting themselves in other people’s emotional shoes.

shocking lucid dreams
2014-05-12 12:40:00

Although dreaming takes place entirely within the mind, dreamers often feel like they are living in a reality in which they have no control. However, some dreamers can reach a state in which they are aware they are dreaming and can take control of the dream.

2014-05-09 23:06:17

Lefty's The Left Hand Store announces the left-handed mother's Photo Contest Winner, in celebration of Left-handed Mothers Day. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)

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

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

A new study 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 stress of bad memories.

hippocampus
2014-04-17 07:11:42

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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