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2013-09-15 23:01:06

A playful painting activity and a laundry list of ideas that develop fine motor skills have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Fine motor skill development is important for learning proper pencil grip, for getting dressed, for eating with utensils and for learning keyboard typing. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 A playful painting activity and a laundry list of fine motor skills activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Fine motor skill development is very...

2013-09-14 23:00:34

Activities to help develop fine motor skills and a playful painting activity have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned Moms are sharing their secrets getting hand muscles ready for pencil holding and keyboard typing. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Fine motor skills are very important for little ones. Seasoned Moms are sharing the best activities to help develop fine motor skills and a playful painting activity that helps to develop precious hand muscles. Strengthening...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The study, which is published in the Journal of Neuroscience, focused on the idea of “motor memories,” or the body´s ability to know the amount of force...

2012-04-25 21:30:21

Sports data help confirm theory explaining left-handed minority in general population Lefties have always been a bit of a puzzle. Representing only 10 percent of the general human population, left-handers have been viewed with suspicion and persecuted across history. The word "sinister" even derives from "left or left-hand." Two Northwestern University researchers now report that a high degree of cooperation, not something odd or sinister, plays a key role in the rarity of...

2012-02-22 15:00:00

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding their cell phone up to the ear on the same side as their dominant hand. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 DETROIT - If you´re a left brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in...

2012-02-15 10:31:21

We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions. But, as it turns out, we´re kidding ourselves. Over the past few decades, scientists have shown there are many different internal and external factors influencing how we think, feel, communicate, and make decisions at any given moment. One particularly powerful influence may be our own bodies, according to new research reviewed in the December issue of...

2012-02-09 21:23:22

When you see a picture of a hand, how do you know whether it´s a right or left hand? This “hand laterality” problem may seem obscure, but it reveals a lot about how the brain sorts out confusing perceptions. Now, a study which will be published in a forthcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science, challenges the long-held consensus about how we solve this problem. “For decades, the theory was that you use your...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

With Valentine's Day around the corner, those in the market for a Valentine should look for a lefty. Lefties tend to have looks, brains, creativity and empathy - very important qualities in a lover. The lefthandstore.com shows how lefties are more romantic, and make better Valentines. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Anyone in the market for a Valentine should look for a lefty. Lefties tend to have looks, brains, creativity and empathy - very important qualities in a lover....

2012-01-17 22:39:49

What happens in the brain of right-handed people if their dominant hand is immobile for two weeks? This is the question addressed in the latest study led by Professor Lutz Jäncke and the Trauma Surgery Department at Zurich University Hospital. For the study, ten right-handed people with broken upper right arms were examined. Because of the plaster or sling, the test people's right hands were restricted to little or no movement for fourteen days. Therefore they used their left...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at least one scissor for every cutting need, as well as for every age from the smallest Left-handed Kids to Lefty Adults. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at...


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