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2013-12-02 21:28:26

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?

2013-11-22 10:38:59

Faced with inevitable pain, most people choose to "get it out of the way" as soon as possible.

New Type Of Boredom
2013-11-19 11:06:54

Researchers have detailed a fifth type of boredom and developed a description for this emotion.

Is the Universe the creation of consciousness
2013-11-15 13:43:03

A Wake Forest stem cell scientist has put forward a theory that says death is just a construct of the human mind.

Study Shows Brain Processes Input That May Not Be Perceived
2013-11-14 17:44:21

A study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, indicates the brain can understand and process visual input, even when that input isn’t consciously perceived.

2013-11-13 23:33:16

Patently Brilliant is offering a “That Was My Invention Idea!” Contest geared for inventors to win prizes for telling their best story on what happened when they found their invention idea

2013-11-12 23:22:21

Chatwing Company is now planning to create t-shirts for all of its loyal users and clients. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 New York, NY – Chatwing

2013-11-10 23:02:42

Spiritual Awakening Day is a day to celebrate the global shift in mass consciousness and the dawn of the Age of Aquarius.

Study Suggests Repetition Of Rare Events Could Reduce Screening Mistakes By Security Officers
2013-11-05 09:57:56

The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie Mellon University researcher suggests guards could improve their detection rates the same way adults learn vocabulary words — through repetition.

Awareness May Be Possible When In A Vegetative State
2013-11-03 04:35:27

According to a new study, a patient who was seemingly in a vegetative state and lacked the ability to move or speak actually exhibited signs of what the researchers refer to as 'attentive awareness.'


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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