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Latest Mental processes Stories

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.

2013-09-12 13:04:01

Physical fitness can boost learning and memory in children, particularly when initial learning on a task is more challenging.

2013-09-10 23:27:16

Dreams Book expands its Advisory Board with the addition of Daniel Oldis, a veteran technologist and author of the “Lucid Dream Manifesto”.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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