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How the brain copes with multi tasking alters with age

How the brain copes with multi tasking alters with age | MindMaps | Scoop.it
The pattern of blood flow in the prefrontal cortex in the brains alters with age during multi-tasking, finds a new study. Increased blood volume, measured using oxygenated haemoglobin (Oxy-Hb) increased at the start of multitasking in all age groups.
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Study Hacks » Blog Archive » Mastering Linear Algebra in 10 Days: Astounding Experiments in Ultra-Learning

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Chess masters help researchers understand how we see the world

Chess masters help researchers understand how we see the world | MindMaps | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- Just as expert chess players scrutinize a board to calculate their next moves, UT Dallas cognitive neuroscientists are studying the way these players’ brains work to better understand how visual information is processed.
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Toronto psychologist studies how the brain responds to beauty

Toronto psychologist studies how the brain responds to beauty | MindMaps | Scoop.it
He hopes to apply the emerging field of neuroaesthetics to applications in building and design
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What the brain draws from: Art and neuroscience

What the brain draws from: Art and neuroscience | MindMaps | Scoop.it
To explain why it's possible to recognize familiar things in art, and that art can be pleasing, look no further than the brain.
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Your Brain Can Fool You Into Hating Something You Actually Like

Your Brain Can Fool You Into Hating Something You Actually Like | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Our brains love playing tricks on us, and the results can be detrimental. Because of how we remember certain events, even a good experience can be recalled as an awful one because of one little problem.
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Brain Waves Transformed into Music

Brain Waves Transformed into Music | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Ever wondered what your brain sounds like when it thinks? Researchers in China did — so they invented a way to translate the brain's waves into music.
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The mystery of our memory: Why it's not perfect

The mystery of our memory: Why it's not perfect | MindMaps | Scoop.it
When, as an adult, he returned to Alexandria, Egypt, where he lived as a child, writer André Aciman felt he remembered everything; he could walk and never get lost; he recognized the smells. But something was gone: a memory.
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What Happens to the Brain in a Coma

What Happens to the Brain in a Coma | MindMaps | Scoop.it
In comatose patients, high-traffic brain regions go dark, while more peripheral regions become active.
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The Unconscious Magic of Music | Building Personal Strength

The Unconscious Magic of Music | Building Personal Strength | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Inspiration, encouragement and wisdom - Personal development blog of Denny Coates, daily articles to help people grow stronger to deal with the challenges of work and life.
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Little Fish Show Why Big Brains Are So Rare

Little Fish Show Why Big Brains Are So Rare | MindMaps | Scoop.it
By Christie WilcoxThere’s a lot to be said for smarts—at least we humans, with some of the biggest brains in relation to our bodies in the animal kingdom, certainly seem to think so.
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Father\'s Mental Health Linked To Child\'s Behavior

Father\'s Mental Health Linked To Child\'s Behavior | MindMaps | Scoop.it
An expectant father's psychological distress may be linked to his toddler's emotional and behavioral development.The finding came from new research published in the journal Pedi
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'Super Agers' Keep Young Brains : DNews

An area of the brain associated with attention appears thicker in elderly people who retain sharp memory skills. ->
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy | MindMaps | Scoop.it
With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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Animal-based phrases rooted in our language : Outdoors

Animal-based phrases rooted in our language : Outdoors | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Human beings would have gone the way of the dodo without critters. Along with suffering through evolution shivering, starving and lonesome, we also would have been at a loss for words.
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You can't do the math without the words

You can't do the math without the words | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Most people learn to count when they are children. Yet surprisingly, not all languages have words for numbers.
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What Happens to Our Brains During Exercise (and Why it Makes Us Happier)

What Happens to Our Brains During Exercise (and Why it Makes Us Happier) | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Most of us are aware of what happens to the body when we exercise. We build more muscle or more stamina. We feel how daily activities like climbing stairs becomes easier if we exercise regularly.
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Cognitive Laziness Inhibits Creative Thinking

Cognitive Laziness Inhibits Creative Thinking | MindMaps | Scoop.it
One of the many ways in which we have become cognitively lazy is to accept our initial perspective on problems.
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Psychologists find way of identifying, studying people who care deeply about all humanity

Psychologists find way of identifying, studying people who care deeply about all humanity | MindMaps | Scoop.it
People with an “all-humanity” self-identification have not been the focus of much psychological research, but a new research tool could change that.
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The Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Read

The Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Read | MindMaps | Scoop.it
People can process short sentences and solve equations before they're aware of the words and numbers in front of their eyes.
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A new discovery for science and art: the cultural divide is all in the mind

A new discovery for science and art: the cultural divide is all in the mind | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Lucy Prebble's latest play and a Barbican season on science and art show the barrier between the 'two cultures' is crumbling
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How Our Brains Make Memories

How Our Brains Make Memories | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Surprising new research about the act of remembering may help people with post-traumatic stress disorder
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Found: Altruism Brain Cells

Found: Altruism Brain Cells | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Brain cells that fire only when monkeys act unselfishly may provide clues to the neural basis of altruism, according to a new study.
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Animals have their own languages, author says; parasites turn hosts into zombies

Animals have their own languages, author says; parasites turn hosts into zombies | MindMaps | Scoop.it
Also: How some parasites function as nature’s zombies by hijacking their hosts.
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