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2010-07-21 14:06:53

Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players -- whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga -- only hint at music's effect on the soul throughout the ages.

2010-07-21 11:51:18

Specialized brain training targeted at the regions of a rat’s brain that process sound reversed many aspects of normal, age-related cognitive decline and improved the health of the brain cells.

2010-07-15 13:28:14

A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training.

2010-06-28 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of the recent economic downturn, revenues for digital technologies to assess, enhance and treat cognition, or digital brain health and fitness tools, grew 35% in 2009.

2010-06-25 15:02:17

Why is it that only some drug users become addicts?

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2010-06-16 13:57:51

The adult brain, long considered to be fixed in its wiring, is in fact remarkably dynamic.

2010-06-08 12:58:33

An innovative use of virtual reality is emerging as a major technique in brain recovery for stroke patients.

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2010-06-04 07:00:00

Researchers at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine have found a way to pharmacologically induce a memory of safety in the brain of rats.

2010-06-03 17:15:40

Finding suggests possibilities for future treatment of anxiety disorders.

2010-05-26 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer break.


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'.