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Latest Mental processes Stories

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.

2014-07-15 14:27:45

Older people are nearly twice as likely as their younger counterparts to have their memory and cognitive processes impaired by environmental distractions (such as irrelevant speech or written words presented along with target stimuli).

More Left-handed Men Born During Winter
2014-07-07 03:26:15

Men born in November, December or January are more likely of being left-handed than during the rest of the year.

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.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.