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2013-10-23 23:31:15

A newly developed model of mind, Dichotomized Operating System Model (DOS Model), explains what mind is, how it emerges from the brain, how it develops over time and why do we have it, besides

Learning New Skills Can Keep An Aging Mind Healthy
2013-10-21 09:39:29

Though the mind has previously been understood to be like a muscle — one must exercise it to keep it strong — a new study suggests simple exercise alone won’t be enough to keep a healthy and active brain late in life.

2013-10-16 09:09:52

You’re only as old as you feel, or so the saying goes.

2013-10-08 23:32:49

Insights based on the Dimensional Systems Model are discussed in the Neuropsychotherapist magazine.

2013-10-07 12:42:57

Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues.

2013-09-24 10:40:30

A new study provides evidence that one important part of memory undergoes substantial development even after the age of 7.

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study.

Too Much Time Online Can Affect Working Memory
2013-09-20 16:42:48

You may be losing the capacity to store valuable memories or take in information by spending too much time online – except when reading stories on redOrbit, of course.

Scientists Look At Genetic Cause Of Left-Right Handedness
2013-09-13 16:44:53

For the ten percent of us who are left-handed, don’t feel bad about being an outsider because like Lady Gaga – you were born that way.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.