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2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.

Study Shows Where Scene Context Happens In Our Brain
2013-05-21 13:17:48

Over the millennia of human evolution, our brains developed a pattern of search based largely on environmental cues and scene context. It's an ability that has not only helped us find food and avoid danger in humankind's earliest days, but continues to aid us today, in tasks as banal as driving to work, or shopping; or as specialized as reading X-rays.

2013-04-22 22:30:54

A contact lens on the bathroom floor, an escaped hamster in the backyard, a car key in a bed of gravel: How are we able to focus so sharply to find that proverbial needle in a haystack?

Brain Functions During Visual Searches Revealed
2012-07-17 09:10:02

You're headed out the door and you realize you don't have your car keys.

2012-04-12 11:16:12

Our obsession with multiple forms of media is not necessarily all bad news.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.