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Elderly Clumsiness Brain Changes
2013-06-06 08:01:08

Often attributed to age-related decay in vision and physical prowess, incidents of clumsiness in seniors could actually be caused by changes in the brain, say researchers.

Paying Attention To Error Keeps Your Motor Memories Alive
2013-06-04 15:47:04

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore has found that people who can’t see their errors when performing a physical task will lose that skill, not because the brain forgets, but because it has selected an inadequate technique.

2013-05-08 17:07:25

When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together.

2013-02-20 12:23:31

Adding movement to mental rehearsal can improve performance.

How The Brain Affects Quick Judgments In Social Settings
2012-11-13 12:51:09

We make snap judgments about other people all the time, whether we like to admit it or not. In speed dating, this is especially true because we are deciding someone's romantic potential in relatively few seconds.

2012-03-28 09:23:44

A hallmark of human intelligence is the ability to efficiently adapt to uncertain, changing and open-ended environments.

2012-03-13 21:45:13

The next time you set a trap for that rat running around in your basement, here's something to consider: you are going up against an opponent whose ability to assess the situation and make decisions is statistically just as good as yours.

2012-02-15 10:31:21

We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions.

2012-01-17 22:39:49

What happens in the brain of right-handed people if their dominant hand is immobile for two weeks?

2011-12-15 16:27:59

In order to get a better picture of our surroundings, the brain has to integrate information from different senses, but how does it know which signals to combine?


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