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Creative Task Performance Improved By Turning Off Brain’s ‘Filter’
2013-03-15 22:14:58

Researchers wanted to determine if applying an inhibitor to the prefontal cortex could benefit creative thoughts.

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2009-12-02 08:15:00

Toddlers are distractible, their minds flit constantly here and there, and they have a terrible time concentrating on even the most stimulating project.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.