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The Mind Has No Firewall

Timothy L. Thomas Carlisle Army From Parameters, Spring 1998, pp. 84-92. “It is completely clear that the state which is first to create such weapons will achieve incomparable superiority.” — Major I. Chernishev, Russian army[1] The human body, much like … Continue reading

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The neural correlates of picture naming facilitated by auditory repetition

Heath S. et al. BMC Neuroscience Abstract (provisional) Background Overt repetition of auditorily presented words can facilitate picture naming performance in both unimpaired speakers and individuals with word retrieval difficulties, but the underlying neurocognitive mechanisms and longevity of such effects … Continue reading

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Science decodes ‘internal voices’

Source: BBC News Researchers have demonstrated a striking method to reconstruct words, based on the brain waves of patients thinking of those words. The technique reported in PLoS Biology relies on gathering electrical signals directly from patients’ brains. Based on … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in mind-reading technology

Source: SMH Scientists may one day be able to eavesdrop on our thoughts, after a major breakthrough which allowed researchers to decode brain activity. The finding could eventually allow neuroscientists to “hear” the thoughts of stroke sufferers or other patients … Continue reading

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Parenting styles and children’s performance

Emotion regulation in young children has been reported to lead to their academic success.  According to research findings by Raver (2002), emotion regulation, which includes attention regulation and planning skills involved in attention management, contributes directly to children’s school readiness. … Continue reading

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