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First map of how the brain organizes objects and actions we see (video) - Neurogadget.com

First map of how the brain organizes objects and actions we see (video) - Neurogadget.com | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Scientists at UC, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first map of how the brain organizes these groupings.
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Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient by singular, standardized test is highly misleading

Scientists debunk the IQ myth: Notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient by singular, standardized test is highly misleading | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
After conducting the largest online intelligence study on record, scientists concluded that the notion of measuring one's intelligence quotient or IQ by a singular, standardized test is highly misleading.
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Study: Watching porn tied to short-term memory loss -- Sott.net

Study: Watching porn tied to short-term memory loss -- Sott.net | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Las Vegas - Watching excessive amounts of online pornography can adversely affect a person's short-term memory and decision-making ability.
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Alcohol and Marijuana Use by Teens Damages Brain

Alcohol and Marijuana Use by Teens Damages Brain | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Chronic use of alcohol and marijuana by teens can lead to impaired brain function later in life. That’s the conclusion of a new study that found diminished neural structure, brain size and cognitiv...
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What Does It Mean That Adam Lanza Might Not Have Been Able to Feel Pain?

What Does It Mean That Adam Lanza Might Not Have Been Able to Feel Pain? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
An official at Newtown High School has said that the Sandy Hook shooter appeared to feel no physical pain, suggesting he may have been congenitally insensitive to it. Research has shown that such conditions can sometimes lead to empathy problems.
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Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Memories are made of this, the song says. Now neuroscientists have for the first time shown individual mouse brain cells being switched on during learning and later reactivated during memory recall.
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CNN tries out the mind-reading headband

CNN tries out the mind-reading headband | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
It's the $199 headband that will allow you to control things using your mind, the makers say.
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Learning to control brain activity improves visual sensitivity | Machines Like Us

Learning to control brain activity improves visual sensitivity | Machines Like Us | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study.
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Moderate exercise results in immediate memory enhancement

Moderate exercise results in immediate memory enhancement | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The growing population of aging baby boomers leaves many concerned about sustaining cognitive function, particularly in preserving cherished memories.
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Economics and the Brain: How People Really Make Decisions in Turbulent Times

Economics and the Brain: How People Really Make Decisions in Turbulent Times | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
In a 2008 paper on neuroeconomics, economist George Loewenstein said: “Whereas psychologists tend to view humans as fallible and sometime even...
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Why older people struggle to read fine print: It's not what you think

Why older people struggle to read fine print: It's not what you think | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Unique research into eye-movements of young and old people while reading discovers that word recognition patterns change as we grow older.
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MRI shows brain disruption in patients with post-concussion syndrome

MRI shows brain disruption in patients with post-concussion syndrome | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
MRI shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers hope the results point the way to improved detection and treatment for the disorder.
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MRI test leads man to 4-year jail term

By MONICA KAYOMBO A NDOLA resident who has been sentenced to four years imprisonment with hard labour for theft has been exposed by the prosecution te...
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The best-laid plans: How we update our goals based on new information

The best-laid plans: How we update our goals based on new information | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Humans are adept at setting goals and updating them as new situations arise — for example, a person who is playing a video game may switch to a new goal when their phone rings.
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In decision-making, it might be worth trusting your gut

Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut -- as long as you're an expert. So says a new study.
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Baby’s Brain Tumor Gone After Dad Puts Marijuana On Pacifier [Video]

Baby’s Brain Tumor Gone After Dad Puts Marijuana On Pacifier [Video] | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Medical marijuana is gaining media attention, along with general acceptance by many. Now, more and more cases have reported cannabis use in children.
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JAMA Network | Archives of General Psychiatry | Meta-analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Inhibition and Attention in Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderExploring Task-...

JAMA Network | Archives of General Psychiatry | Meta-analysis of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of Inhibition and Attention in Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderExploring Task-... | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
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Mind over matter: paralysed woman operates robotic arm

Mind over matter: paralysed woman operates robotic arm | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A paralysed woman has been able to feed herself chocolate and move everyday items using a robotic arm directly controlled by thought, showing a level of agility and control approaching that of a human limb.
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Can Neuroscience Predict Human Behavior?

Can Neuroscience Predict Human Behavior? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
In the years to come, neuroscience may evolve to yield solid predictions about how genetics and brain conditions can influence a specific individual's particular choices at particular times.
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‘Neurolaw’ changes the landscape of criminal responsibility — or does it?

‘Neurolaw’ changes the landscape of criminal responsibility — or does it? | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
One early Saturday morning in May 1987, Kenneth Parks arose from his bed and went outside to his car. He proceeded to drive the car more than 20 kilometres from Pickering, east of Toronto, to Scarborough, where his mother- and father-in-law lived.
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Training the developing brain: a neurocognitive perspective

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The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Today, more of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual.
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Loneliness? It’s All a State of Mind

Loneliness? It’s All a State of Mind | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers from UCL have found that lonely people have less grey matter in a part of the brain associated with decoding eye gaze and other social cues.
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Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster

Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Better attention and cognition in children who grow up in bilingual settings.
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Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain

Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation through brain | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Bioengineers have isolated the neurons that carry split-second decisions to act from the higher brain to the brain stem. In doing so, they have provided insight into the causes of severe brain disorders such as depression.
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