Quantcast

Latest Mental processes Stories

Brain Edits, Splices Past Memories With Current Events
2014-02-05 10:26:18

While we may like to think of our brains as a video camera that records events exactly as they happen, a new study from scientists at Northwestern University has found that the brain acts more like an editing studio, cutting and splicing past events based on present circumstances.

Psychologists Explain How Attractiveness Prevents The Recognition Of Faces
2014-02-04 14:58:45

In the science magazine "Neuropsychologia" the psychologists write that attractive faces without particularly remarkable features leave much less distinctive impressions on the memory

2014-01-30 23:30:59

Lefty's The Left Hand Store's reviews top 500 for 2013 as customers rave about thelefthandstore.com's products and services.

Nightmares Bad Dreams Not Always Fear Driven
2014-01-28 09:20:20

A new study has looked at the differences between nightmares and bad dreams and found that fear does not always play a major role in either type of unpleasant dream.

2014-01-27 14:51:38

For our brain, animate and inanimate objects belong to different categories and any information about them is stored and processed by different networks.

Memories Start To Fade By Age Seven
2014-01-26 05:34:00

Memories are the way that infants learn new information, however, few adults can remember events that occurred before the age of three. According to a new study from Emory University psychologists, these early memories fade around age seven in a phenomenon known as "childhood amnesia."

2014-01-20 09:47:00

People have a distance at which they are best able to judge depth.

Study Debunks ESP
2014-01-14 11:19:05

A new study shows that the human mind can perceive change without knowing exactly what has changed, evidence against the existence of extrasensory perception (ESP), also known as a sixth sense.

Caffeine Enhances Memory For Up To 24 Hours
2014-01-13 04:46:47

While caffeinated beverages such as coffee and tea are commonly consumed by people looking for an early morning energy boost, new research appearing in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that they could also serve as a memory enhancer.

2014-01-08 23:27:44

Total Recall designed by Rachael Linkie is the latest program that instructs people how to conquer their memory problems quickly and naturally.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related