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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...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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