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weight training memory
2014-10-02 03:00:52

Here’s another reason why it’s a good idea to hit the gym: it can improve memory. A new Georgia Institute of Technology study shows that an intense workout of as little as 20 minutes can enhance episodic memory, also known as long-term memory for previous events, by about 10 percent in healthy young adults.

2014-09-23 23:09:05

A Kickstarter Campaign to raise $2,000,000 for dream research and to produce the revolutionary lucid dream training technology, created by Oneirics Electronics, has been launched. (PRWEB)

socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

2014-09-09 08:29:02

NYC start-up offers advertisers and creatives new brain-imaging tools to test content NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-08-08 23:07:21

On International Left-handers' Day, August 13, Lefty's the Left Hand Store will hold contests and gives away prizes to celebrate the world's largest silent minority. San

2014-08-08 11:16:03

Older adults who are tested at their optimal time of day (the morning), not only perform better on demanding cognitive tasks but also activate the same brain networks responsible for paying attention and suppressing distraction as younger adults.

education preschool
2014-07-26 04:59:39

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

aging and cognition
2014-07-22 04:53:10

Aging is not easy. First we notice wrinkles and skin issues. Then we move on to vision problems and aching bones and joints. Then the cognitive problems and issues begin. And the older we get, the worse many of these issues become.

2014-07-21 23:09:14

Dr. Kathleen Mojas has been helping clients update their mind maps for success, love and even better health for 20 years.


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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