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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.

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.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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