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2014-01-28 16:28:16

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), has begun the next series of thought controlled software applications for the BCI, (Brain-Computer-Interface) market. The Company has five different software applications being considered for development and will begin with the most commercially viable projects. Most applications under consideration for development are simple thought-based games, ranging from Mind Tug-O-War to...

2014-01-27 23:04:35

Offer Clients Network Situational Awareness as a Foundation Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Lumeta Corporation, the leader in network situational awareness, announced today a new strategic partnership with SynerComm Inc., a leading IT solutions provider specializing in security infrastructure, network infrastructure and information assurance. The Lumeta product suite will enable SynerComm to give their clients comprehensive network visibility as part of their AssureIT and DeliverIT...

2014-01-20 08:21:43

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Cundari is the big winner at the 28(th) annual MAA Worldwide GLOBE Awards, as their Pain Squad mobile app for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto has earned the distinction of "Best of the Best" in the World. Every year, Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) treats thousands of children with cancer, and doctors, nurses and researchers are continually working on innovative ways to manage and minimize the pain experienced during...

Contextual Information Can Trip Up The Brain On Even The Simplest Logic Problems
2013-12-21 04:59:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If the human brain is comparable to a computer, why does it so often make mistakes that its electronic counterpart does not? New research suggests it all has to do with how various problems are presented. Scientists typically like to make this comparison because both the human brain and a computer typically follow a set of rules in which to make decisions, communicate and perform other tasks. However, University of...

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study published this month in the journal PLOS ONE. Although patients in a vegetative state are awake, can breathe on their own, and appear to go in and out of sleep, they do not respond to what is happening around them, and exhibit no signs of conscious awareness. Since communicating with these patients is...

2013-12-10 16:22:30

Consciousness as a Commodity ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- vzillion, the subtle energy company, spoke about the moments that they believe will usher in a new age for humanity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130911/NY77662LOGO ) "We believe in our spirit, the rebellious spirit that protects us from following well worn paths," said Antonio Collier. "It has been excitingly scary to be lead down paths that, before we began walking didn't exist." The company...

Writer's Block? Get Up And Exercise!
2013-12-05 05:01:40

[ Watch the Video: Boost Your Creativity By Getting A Workout ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exercise might be the best way to help jump over writer’s block, according to new research out of Leiden University in the Netherlands. Researchers found that regular exercise could help promote creative thinking. The team wrote in the scientific magazine Frontiers in Human Neuroscience that they gave thinking tasks to two groups of test persons: people who do...

2013-12-04 16:22:05

HARVEY, Ill., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkore International Holdings Inc. ("Atkore International") announced that it will hold a conference call for investors on December 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to report its results for Fiscal Year 2013. The Company will release its earnings before the call. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/CG80459LOGO) The conference call can be accessed in the following ways: -- By Telephone: Participants should call 1-866-803-2143,...

Mental Imagery Can Change Pupil Size
2013-12-03 15:45:37

[ Watch the Video: Thinking About Light Can Change Your Pupil Size ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Animals involuntarily constrict or dilate their pupils if they are sensing either too much or not enough light entering the eye, respectively. Now, a new study from a pair of Norwegian researchers has found that simply imagining a scene that is either too brightly or dimly lit can affect the size of your pupils. "Visual imagery is a private and subjective...

2013-12-02 21:28:26

A study investigates the role of the motor system in conceptualization Is it true, as some scientists believe, that to understand words like "spike" (in the volleyball sense) the brain has to "mentally" retrace the sequence of motor commands that accomplish the action? According to a study just published as a cover story in the December issue of Brain Research and conducted with the participation of scientists from SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, the...