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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...

In One Ear And Out The Other
2014-02-27 09:23:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having a hard time remembering someone’s name or a phone number? It turns out that seeing is better than hearing when it comes to memory. According to a new study from the University of Iowa published in the journal PLOS ONE, people are more apt to remember something they see or touch compared to something they hear. "As it turns out, there is merit to the Chinese proverb 'I hear, and I forget; I see, and I remember," said study...

2014-02-24 23:29:32

Joseph LeDoux of NYU, brain scientists and philosophers jam about the mind; acclaimed magician Mark Mitton ignites magic. The Bowery Electric has plenty of beers for brain science in Shift Communication's 1st Benefit Concert in New York City March 13, 2014 at 8 pm. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 What's one of the least likely, and coolest, places to hang with your professor during Brain Awareness Week? At The Bowery Electric, where Shift Communication's first benefit...

2014-02-21 23:26:10

Dreams Book, Inc. announced today that they have added Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dreams Book, Inc. today announced the addition of Dr. Sheri Johnson to the company’s Board of Advisors. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with over 20 years of experience as a clinical...

Remembering Dreams Is Easier For Some People, But Why?
2014-02-18 06:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dreams are elusive things. Some people remember their dreams every morning, while others rarely recall anything. A research team, led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Research Fellow at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, examined the brain activity of these two types of dreamers, hoping to understand the differences between them. The findings, published in Neuropsychopharmacology, reveal that the temporo-parietal junction, an...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.