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2009-09-30 07:27:11

Chaos brews in the brains of newborns: the nerve cells are still bound only loosely to each other.

2009-09-16 06:00:00

WARREN, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Michael Merzenich spoke today as the keynote speaker at The Eye and The Auto international conference, held at General Motors Technical Center campus. Dr.

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2009-08-13 10:55:00

When we absorb new information, the human brain reshapes itself to store this newfound knowledge. But where exactly is the new knowledge kept, and how does that capacity to adapt reflect our risk for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of senile dementia later in our lives?

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2009-07-22 13:45:00

"Practice makes perfect" is the maxim drummed into students struggling to learn a new motor skill — be it riding a bike or developing a killer backhand in tennis.

2009-07-21 12:37:33

"Practice makes perfect" is the maxim drummed into students struggling to learn a new motor skill – be it riding a bike or developing a killer backhand in tennis.

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2009-07-21 11:55:00

"Practice makes perfect" is the maxim drummed into students struggling to learn a new motor skill - be it riding a bike or developing a killer backhand in tennis.

2009-07-17 13:26:25

Why are some people smarter than others? In a new article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, Eduardo Mercado III from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, describes how certain aspects of brain structure and function help determine how easily we learn new things, and how learning capacity contributes to individual differences in intelligence.

2009-06-25 14:31:35

In an article published in the June 25th edition of the journal Neuron, researchers at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, have found that synaptic plasticity, long implicated as a device for 'change' in the brain, may also be essential for stability.

2009-06-23 08:00:00

Rate of Invention in Applied Brain Science Continues to Accelerate SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science, the leading provider of brain fitness software, today announced that it was issued patent number 7,540,615 by the US Patent & Trademark Office.

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2009-06-18 15:07:49

The ability to learn and to establish new memories is essential to our daily existence and identity; enabling us to navigate through the world.


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