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2013-12-05 23:30:54

Lefty's The Left Hand Store Announces the Top 12 Left-Handed Gifts for 2013. New products have surged to the top of the list. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Lefty's The Left Hand Store Announces the Top 12 Left-Handed Gifts for 2013. New products have surged to the top of the list. In 2013 Lefty's added a remarkable group of top-selling new products. Just in are zippered leather left-handed portfolios in 3 styles. The portfolios are also packaged with 2014...

2013-12-06 00:02:19

German researchers gain new insights into the functioning of the brain While the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear. Such recurrences contribute to memory consolidation – i.e. to the stabilization of memory contents. Scientists of the DZNE and the University of Bonn are reporting these findings in the current issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The researchers headed by Nikolai Axmacher...

2013-12-02 21:28:26

A study investigates the role of the motor system in conceptualization Is it true, as some scientists believe, that to understand words like "spike" (in the volleyball sense) the brain has to "mentally" retrace the sequence of motor commands that accomplish the action? According to a study just published as a cover story in the December issue of Brain Research and conducted with the participation of scientists from SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, the...

Brain Geotags Memories
2013-11-29 09:35:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Twitter, users can categorize their post by using a hashtag, which connects the tagged post to all other posts with the same identifier. A new study in the journal Science has found that our brains do something similar, by ‘geotagging’ our memories to a specific location. Using experiments involving study participants navigating through a virtual town, the team of American and German scientists concluded that brain cells encode...

2013-11-26 23:30:42

The Left Hand Store introduces Lefty's new line of left-handed leather padfolios, after two years in development. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The Left Hand Store introduces Lefty's new line of left-handed leather padfolios, after two years in development. The owners wanted to create a group of useful, elegant and reasonably priced padfolios for left-handers. Lefty's staff and advisors studied and evaluated the possible features, and came up with 3 designs that...

2013-11-18 23:29:59

Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created 4 new Left-Handed Kitchen Tool Gift Sets for left-handed cooks designed around Lefty's beautiful new Left-Handed Bamboo Cooking Tool Set. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created 4 new Left-Handed Kitchen Tool Gift Sets for left-handed cooks. Designed around Lefty's beautiful new Left-Handed Bamboo Cooking Tools, these sets come in a range of prices to suit every budget, from $30 to $150....

Study Shows Brain Processes Input That May Not Be Perceived
2013-11-14 17:44:21

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Freudian and Behavioral scientists have long been at odds regarding the validity of each school of thought. Freudians champion the idea that human perception is separated into three distinct compartments: the conscious, unconscious and pre-conscious. Behaviorists reject these constructs for their inability to be subjected to rigorous scientific testing. However, University of Arizona (UA) doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti...

2013-11-13 13:58:11

Why does it take longer to recognize a familiar face when seen in an unfamiliar setting, like seeing a work colleague when on holiday? A new study published today in Nature Communications has found that part of the reason comes down to the processes that our brain performs when learning and recognizing faces. During the experiment, participants were shown faces of people that they had never seen before, while lying inside an MRI scanner in the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway...

2013-11-11 23:22:54

New cognitive enhancement supplement contains ingredients to help with memory enhancement, dementia prevention, and more. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 After months of buzz, it was announced today that Biohack Pure would be officially released November 15, 2013. This Friday, pre-orders will begin shipping out, and Biohack Pure will be available for purchase on its website, BiohackPure.com. “We are so incredibly excited that Biohack Pure will finally be available for the world...

2013-11-02 23:00:14

The article on the website Vkool.com delivers 19 new tips on how to improve memory retention that helps people develop their memory with ease. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com delivers to people helpful tips on how to improve memory retention naturally. This writing is suitable for both men and women who want to have a good memory without using any kind of supplements. At the beginning of the article, people will learn memory enhancement techniques...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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