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2014-04-02 23:00:05

The pre-release e-book landed a spot in Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” Now, the Mind Your Head print edition is set to take the self-help genre by storm, available on Amazon Thursday, April 3rd. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Co-authors Sue Stebbins and Dr. Carla Clark have combined over 20 years of brain-based coaching experience and extensive neuroscience and psychology research to reveal over 40 brain-based techniques for self and life improvement. Although aimed at providing neuroscience...

2014-04-02 20:21:39

SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thousands of businesses start in the United States every month; unfortunately many of these will fail. One of the most important first steps to ensure success is to choose the right idea to build a business on. EmpoweredEzine.com, an online article directory that connects new potential business owners with advice from seasoned entrepreneurs and industry professionals, helps those thinking about beginning a startup this year by reviewing...

Emotional Expressions Recognized By New Computer Model
2014-04-02 05:20:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While research projects tend to focus primarily on the six basic emotions of happiness, surprise, sadness, anger, fear, and disgust, researchers from Ohio State University have developed a way that will allow more than triple the number of documented emotion-related facial expressions that can be used for cognitive analysis. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the OSU...

2014-03-26 11:06:47

Knowing what another person wants is not a trivial issue, particularly when the other's desires are different from our own. The ability to disengage from our own desire to cater to someone else's wishes is thought to be a unique feature of human cognition. New research challenges this assumption. Despite wanting something different to eat, male Eurasian jays can disengage from their own current desire in order to feed the female what she wants even when her desires are different to his....

2014-03-04 23:02:41

Mental Training Inc. explains the keys to success for Sochi Winter Olympians in the development of their mental toughness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 What does it take to medal in the Olympics? If you ask any gold medalist, they’ll tell you it starts and ends with their mind, not their physical abilities. In addition to the enormous amount of physical training required to win a gold medal, one of the least well known aspects of an Olympian’s preparation is their dedication to...

2014-02-25 08:27:45

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consciousness training pioneer Deborah Borgen's newly published book "Magical Moments" is a step-by-step manual that teaches readers how to create smoother flow in daily life, and why it's so important to have life visions and set clear goals. She will conduct a class in her groundbreaking consciousness training work in New York on March 8th and 9th, 2014. For information go to www.uniquemind.org She will be available in New York from March...

2014-02-24 23:29:32

Joseph LeDoux of NYU, brain scientists and philosophers jam about the mind; acclaimed magician Mark Mitton ignites magic. The Bowery Electric has plenty of beers for brain science in Shift Communication's 1st Benefit Concert in New York City March 13, 2014 at 8 pm. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 What's one of the least likely, and coolest, places to hang with your professor during Brain Awareness Week? At The Bowery Electric, where Shift Communication's first benefit...

Beautiful, Sad Music Can Really Make The Blues Go Away: Study
2014-02-20 10:23:28

[ Watch the Video: Can Sad Music Cure The Blues? ] Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Psychologists from the universities of Kent and Limerick have released a new study reporting that if people listen to music they feel is “beautiful but sad” it can actually help them overcome a case of the blues. In this study, the researchers studied the effect on a participant’s mood when listening to Self-Identified Sad Music (SISM). The researchers were particularly...

2014-02-14 08:25:11

New book "Christians Remember Your Past Lives - Learn How" gives readers a step-by-step process for recalling past memories and applying them in response to life's challenges NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This recently published book, "Christians Remember Your Past Lives - Learn How," is a must read for everyone; it may change the way people currently look at life challenges, irrational fear or unwanted behavior. This is a how-to book, which will show the...

Fruit Flies Are Relentless Party Crashers
2014-02-05 13:30:09

University of Washington That fruit fly joining you just moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used its poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search, one that’s been described for the first time by researchers at the University of Washington. The search mission is another example of fruit flies executing complex behaviors with very little “computational” power, their brains having 100,000 neurons compared to house flies with 300,000...