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2013-11-13 10:41:59

Online open science and big data research platform creates new neuroscience research opportunities Lumosity, the online cognitive training and neuroscience research company, is presenting today at the annual 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting on its research platform, the Human Cognition Project (HCP). The poster presentation titled, "Rapid, Open Human Cognition Research on a Large Scale: The Human Cognition Project," will provide an overview of the research platform, examples of...

2013-11-12 12:07:07

Using scores obtained from cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins researchers think they have developed a model that could help determine whether memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to Alzheimer's disease. The risk of developing dementia increases markedly when a person is diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, a noticeable and measurable decline in intellectual abilities that does not seriously interfere with daily life. But physicians have no reliable way to predict...

2013-11-12 09:11:43

Analysis of 1,300 students who trained with Lumosity showed greater improvement in a battery of cognitive assessments Lumosity, the online cognitive training and neuroscience research company, is presenting today at the annual 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting on the effects of cognitive training in the academic setting. Study results found that students who trained with Lumosity improved more on a battery of online cognitive assessments compared to students who kept to a standard...

2013-11-05 23:31:34

Pediatric Neuropsychologist Dr. Stacey Spencer with Morris Psychological Group explains the importance of executive skills in the classroom offers tips for parents and their struggling children. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 As any parent can attest, getting kids ready for school means a lot more than packing a lunch: Schoolchildren need an array of intellectual, emotional, and social skills to get them through the day—and on to a healthy and productive life. At the top of...

2013-11-05 10:34:16

These individuals tend to make more significantly bad decisions when experiencing negative emotions like anxiety or sadness University of Granada researchers have analysed similarities and differences in psychological profile and brain function when comparing cocaine addicts and gambling addicts. The study reveals that gambling addicts present brain function abnormalities affecting their decision-making capacity. In two articles, recently published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, they...

2013-11-04 10:30:58

Neuroimaging findings indicate presence of 'fatigue-network' in persons with MS A new study by Kessler Foundation scientists sheds light on the mechanisms underlying cognitive fatigue in individuals with multiple sclerosis. Cognitive fatigue is fatigue resulting from mental work rather than from physical labor. Genova H et al: Examination of cognitive fatigue in multiple sclerosis using functional magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging" was published on Nov. 1 in PlosOne....

2013-10-31 23:24:58

Pushes Boundaries of Business Apps for iPad and Android Tablets Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Every day employees across organizations must solve difficult problems and make tough decisions that impact the bottom line. Kepner-Tregoe (KT), the global capability development and consulting company, announced the launch of the new Kepner-Tregoe Tablet App, created to help employees manage these business challenges whether they are on a shop floor, in the field, at a remote office or...


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  • To talk saucily.
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