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2014-07-12 23:01:01

Global research "Cognitive Assessment and Training Market [Dementia Screening; Clinical Trials, Classroom Learning, Brain Training, Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT, CAT), Concussion Management, Academic Research] Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018)" is now available with LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 In this cognitive assessment and training market research report, ‘cognitive assessment and training’ is defined as solution...

Researchers Advocate For More Scientific Research On Consciousness
2014-07-11 03:46:20

By Hilary Hurd Anyaso, Northwestern University Why does a relentless stream of subjective experiences normally fill your mind? Maybe that's just one of those mysteries that will always elude us. Yet, research from Northwestern University suggests that consciousness lies well within the realm of scientific inquiry -- as impossible as that may currently seem. Although scientists have yet to agree on an objective measure to index consciousness, progress has been made with this agenda in...

2014-07-08 08:25:02

Outperforms existing apps in user engagement, effectiveness and price COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain+, a new brain-training regimen that outpaces existing apps in engagement, effectiveness and economy for users, is being launched today in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Free to download, Brain+ is available now to iPhone and iPad users through the Apple AppStore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119199 Brain+ contains a...

Scientists Discover On-Off Switch To A Person's Consciousness
2014-07-07 14:42:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online An orchestra, consisting of woodwinds, strings, percussion and brass instruments, each work off a score specific to the instrument they are playing. They each contribute a layer to the overall performance that, by themselves, would paint only a limited picture of what the piece was meant to sound like. Imagine Beethoven's 5th Symphony where all you heard were the oboes playing. The conductor, standing before the full written score, is...

magic mushrooms invade your brain
2014-07-04 05:11:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the UK and Germany have opened the door on the little understood subject of just how psychedelic substances work within and affect our brain and our perception of consciousness. With the combination of heightened visual and auditory perception, a description that often accompanies a mind-expanding drug trip has been 'dream-like'. According to the results of a study recently published in the journal Human Brain...

2014-07-01 23:06:44

Shoppers Food and Pharmacy Partners with Capital Area Food Bank to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Capital Area Food Bank will host its annual Skip Lunch, Solve Hunger online campaign throughout the month of July, in which individuals donate what they would normally spend on lunch to help expand its Family Markets, a monthly school-based food distribution program that feeds over 2,000 families. In a generous...

2014-06-30 14:58:42

Duke University New technique could show transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treating depression and other disorders Engineers and neuroscientists at Duke University have developed a method to measure the response of an individual neuron to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the brain. The advance will help researchers understand the underlying physiological effects of TMS -- a procedure used to treat psychiatric disorders -- and optimize its use as a therapeutic treatment....

2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society(JINS) is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society. This month the...

2014-06-27 19:06:16

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine A study published online today in Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides a different take on previous information regarding the prevalence of chronic brain damage in retired NFL players. Researchers performed in-depth neurological examinations of 45 retired NFL players, ranging in age from 30-to 60-years old. The analysis included state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI),...

2014-06-24 12:25:44

July Monthly Food Box from Love With Food to Feature 2 Degrees' Healthy and Delicious Bars SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Love With Food, a consumer food marketing data platform and monthly snack delivery service, announced today it has joined with 2 Degrees Food, a one-for-one food company, to help end hunger in the U.S. through donations to Feeding America (www.feedingamerica.org), the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Love With Food currently...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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