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Memory is 'team effort' by brain

Memory is 'team effort' by brain | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Remembering where we left our keys requires at least three different regions of the brain to work together, says a study in the Journal of Neuroscience.
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Neuroscientists identify how the brain remembers what happens and when

Neuroscientists identify how the brain remembers what happens and when | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
New York University neuroscientists have identified the parts of the brain we use to remember the timing of events within an episode.
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Dyslexia study finds the spoken word plays a key role in disorder

Dyslexia study finds the spoken word plays a key role in disorder | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it

Disorder has roots in failure to recognize the sounds of speech.
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National survey reveals widespread mistaken beliefs about memory

National survey reveals widespread mistaken beliefs about memory | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it

A new survey reveals that many people in the U.S. – in some cases a substantial majority – think that memory is more powerful, objective and reliable than it actually is. Their ideas are at odds with decades of scientific research.
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OpenLearn - The Open University

OpenLearn - The Open University | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Visit OpenLearn - open educational resources from The Open University. Free online learning materials for all to use.
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ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ - Πώς μας γελούν τα μάτια μας; - science

ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ - Πώς μας γελούν τα μάτια μας; - science | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Δίσκοι που μοιάζουν να στροβιλίζονται χωρίς στην πραγματικότητα να μετακινούνται ούτε μία μοίρα, «διπλά» πρόσωπα που φαίνονται σαν ένα, «αδύνατα» αντικείμενα που παίρνουν σχήματα τα οποία η λογική μας δεν μπορεί να δεχθεί.
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The Science Behind Dreaming: Scientific American

The Science Behind Dreaming: Scientific American | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
New research sheds light on how and why we remember dreams--and what purpose they are likely to serve...
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6 Incredible Brain Facts

6 Incredible Brain Facts | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
From how it creates consciousness to where memories are stored, the brain has endlessly fascinated and intrigued us. Despite the huge strides made in understanding the way the brain functions, much is still mysterious.
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin...
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Helping children learn to understand numbers: It's all in the way we speak to them

Helping children learn to understand numbers: It's all in the way we speak to them | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Most people know how to count, but the way we master this ability remains something of a puzzle.
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Born to Learn ~ You are Born to Learn

Born to Learn ~ You are Born to Learn | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Born to learn is a fun, thought-provoking series of animations that illustrate ground-breaking new discoveries about how humans learn...
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Have we met before? Scientists show why the brain has the answer

Have we met before? Scientists show why the brain has the answer | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
The research, led by Dr Clea Warburton and Dr Gareth Barker in the University's School of Physiology and Pharmacology and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, has investigated why we can recognise faces much better if we have extra clues as to...
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Susan Greenfield: Living online is changing our brains - tech - 03 August 2011 - New Scientist

Susan Greenfield: Living online is changing our brains - tech - 03 August 2011 - New Scientist | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it


We need to talk about how the digital world might be changing our brains, says the neuroscientist and former director of the UK's Royal Institution...
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How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us

How Music and Language Mimicked Nature to Evolve Us | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it

How auditory cheesecake was made with mother nature's milk, or why our brains were not designed for reading.
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Language May Have Helped Early Humans Spread Out of Africa - ScienceNOW

Language May Have Helped Early Humans Spread Out of Africa - ScienceNOW | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Language May Have Helped Early Humans Spread Out of Africa - ScienceNOW...
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Free Online Course Materials | Brain and Cognitive Sciences | MIT OpenCourseWare

Free Online Course Materials | Brain and Cognitive Sciences | MIT OpenCourseWare | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Free and open online Brain and Cognitive Sciences course materials from MIT. Lecture notes, exams, audio video lectures, textbooks by MIT professors. No registration required.
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Do Bees Have Feelings?: Scientific American

Do Bees Have Feelings?: Scientific American | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
Provocative experiments suggest that insects have something like an emotional life.
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European Commission : CORDIS : Newsroom : How neurobiology uncovers beauty

European Commission : CORDIS : Newsroom : How neurobiology uncovers beauty | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
CORDIS News is a daily online news service provided by the European Union's official research and innovation information service, CORDIS.
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RSA Animate - Language as a Window into Human Nature

RSA Animate - Language as a Window into Human Nature | Cognitive Science | Scoop.it
In this new RSAnimate Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings.
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