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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.