Latest Philosophy of mind Stories

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...

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...

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...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".