Neuropsychological assessment
Neuropsychological assessment was traditionally carried out to assess the extent of impairment to a particular skill and to attempt to determine the area of the brain which may have been damaged follo...
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
DNA could store all of the world's data in a single room!
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Brain implant boosts human memory by up to 30%.
Researchers say there's evidence that consciousness continues after clinical death
Researchers at NYU's Langone Medical Center have conducted a study of patients who have experienced near-death experiences, and the results are intriguing and chilling. Dr. Sam Parnia, the director of...
Quantum Theory Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death
By Simple Capacity A book titled “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe” has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life...
Chimp vs human! - Working Memory test - Extraordinary Animals - Earth
Ayumu the chimpanzee has made headlines around the world for his ability to beat humans on memory tests, in both speed and accuracy. Does Ayumu's ability for...
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
Crossing Over: How Science Is Redefining Life And Death
After toddler Gardell Martin fell into an icy stream in March 2015, he was dead for more than an hour and a half. Three and a half days later he left a hospital alive and well. His story is one of man...
Could Machines Have Become Self-Aware Without Our Knowing It.
But who’s to say machines don’t already have minds? What if they take unexpected forms, such as networks that have achieved a group-level consciousness? What if artificial intelligence is so unfamilia...
Being Overweight Linked To Poorer Memory
In a preliminary study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers from the Department of Psychology at Cambridge found an association between high body mass index (BMI)...
Could machines have become self-aware without our knowing it?
Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness
Scientists already know how to 'erase' your painful memories... and add new ones
We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we try, these memories can continue to haunt us, occasionally triggering condit...
The Brain’s memory capacity might be at around one petabyte, which is almost the entire Internet
Forget what you thought you knew about human memory, because a new study suggests that our brain’s capacity is 10 times larger than previously believed.
Amazing Mind-Bending Optical Illusions
The way our eyes work is that we see something in front of us, our brain processes the shapes and colors, and then we have our sight. Inside our eyes are lenses, which make sense of the world around u...
Consciousness Is Not Mysterious
It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.
Memory
In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information from the outside world to reach the five senses in the forms of chemical and ph...
Perception
Perception (from the Latin perceptio, percipio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment. All perception invo...
What's In A Name? In Some Cases, Longer Life
Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research by MSU economist Lisa D. Cook.
Working memory
Working memory is the system that is responsible for the transient holding and processing of new and already stored information, an important process for reasoning, comprehension, learning and memory ...
Working memory - Wikipedia
Long-term potentiation
In neuroscience, long-term potentiation (LTP) is a persistent strengthening of synapses based on recent patterns of activity. These are patterns of synaptic activity that produce a long-lasting increa...
Long-term potentiation - Wikipedia
Huge breakthrough: A computer has figured out how to learn
Computers that can mimic the human language are being developed and will be full steam ahead, in the not too distant future. Actually it is the code that is being developed that some scientists think ...
Discovery-driven planning
Discovery-driven planning is a planning technique first introduced in a Harvard Business Review article by Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan in 1995 and subsequently referenced in a number of ...
Memory theatre
Simon Critchley (born 27 February 1960) is an English philosopher currently teaching at The New School, who writes primarily on the history of philosophy, political theory, religion, ethics, and aesth...
Consciousness - YouTube - BBC Horizon - The Secret You
With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of scie...
Memory improvement
Memory improvement is the act of improving one's memory.Medical research of memory deficits and age-related memory loss has resulted in new explanations and treatment techniques to improve memory, inc...
Memory improvement - Wikipedia
The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function
A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body. A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people wit...
Artificial consciousness
Artificial consciousness (AC), also known as machine consciousness (MC) or synthetic consciousness (Gamez 2008; Reggia 2013), is a field related to artificial intelligence and cognitive robotics whose...
Executive functions
Executive functions (also known as cognitive control and supervisory attentional system) is an umbrella term for the management (regulation, control) of cognitive processes, including working memory, ...
Executive functions - Wikipedia