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2014-08-08 11:16:03

Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Study shows noticeable differences in brain function across the day Older adults who are tested at their optimal time of day (the morning), not only perform better on demanding cognitive tasks but also activate the same brain networks responsible for paying attention and suppressing distraction as younger adults, according to Canadian researchers. The study, published online July 7th in the journal Psychology and Aging (ahead of print publication),...

2014-07-15 14:27:45

Rice University Older people are nearly twice as likely as their younger counterparts to have their memory and cognitive processes impaired by environmental distractions (such as irrelevant speech or written words presented along with target stimuli), according to a new study from psychologists at Rice University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Whereas other studies had found that older adults are distracted by memories of prior similar events, this was the first study to...

2014-06-25 23:13:10

According to Dr. Stacey Spencer with Morris Psychological Group, working memory enables us to hold on to information long enough to manipulate it or use it to complete a task. Researchers estimate that the academic performance of as many as 10-15% of children is affected by problems with working memory. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 There are many reasons that children struggle in the classroom. Their ability to learn is affected by a wide range of emotional and cognitive factors...

2014-06-24 23:03:43

GM has issued another recall over faulty ignition switches that have been associated with accidents, injuries, and death. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, notes that in the continuing ignition key debacle, car maker, General Motors, just announced a recall of 3.16 million midsize and large cars. The recall has been implemented to modify ignition keys and follows a previous recall of...

2014-06-02 23:10:03

Today Flood Law Group announced it is investigating potential claims related to GM’s seat belt recall. Tuesday, May 20, GM recalled another 2.4 million cars in connection with a front seat belt problem that causes the front seat belt to separate from the car during a crash. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that it is available to investigate potential claims for those who may have been affected by GM’s recent seat belt recall. According to CNN...

2014-05-10 23:00:34

i-recall systems limited’s new suite of innovative language learning apps helps people learn French, German, Spanish and Swedish anytime and anywhere. Each app includes a vocabulary of 2000 of the most common words in the target language, features both random and category-based flashcards to help boost memory and knowledge, while making the learning process simple, easy, fun and fast. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 People of all ages who want to learn French, German, Spanish and...

Researchers Find ‘Seeing Jesus In Toast’ Phenomenon Perfectly Normal
2014-05-07 03:35:20

University of Toronto People who claim to see “Jesus in toast” may no longer be mocked in the future thanks to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and partner institutions in China. Researchers have found that the phenomenon of “face pareidolia”– where onlookers report seeing images of Jesus, Virgin Mary, or Elvis in objects such as toasts, shrouds, and clouds — is normal and based on physical causes. “Most people think you have to be mentally...

Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories
2014-04-21 10:41:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online When we go through a traumatic, embarrassing or otherwise negative experience, our minds will often replay those memories – stirring up unwanted emotions over and over again. Now, a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Alberta in Canada has revealed that focusing on the context surrounding the negative event, such as the weather or who was there at the time, can help to alleviate the...

Napping Helps Children Retain Memory, Learn New Skills
2014-04-09 07:46:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems like babies and young children are constantly learning new things and making giant developmental leaps. As if overnight, sometimes, they figure out how to  recognize certain shapes or what the word "no" means no matter who says it. A new study from the University of Arizona and the University of Tübingen shows that, in reality, making those leaps could be just a nap away. The findings, presented at the Cognitive...

2014-03-24 23:26:31

Flood Law Group announced today that they have launched a new website, GMIgnitionRecallLawsuit.com. The website will serve as an informational resource for anyone potentially affected by the recent GM ignition recall that affects millions of popular car models. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Flood Law Group today announced the launch of GMIgnitionRecallLawsuit.com, a new website dedicated to informing the public about all of the specifics of the recent General Motors ignition...


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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.
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