News tagged with memory capacity
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Turns out, that old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown. New research led by Michigan State University's Zach Hambrick finds that a copious amount of practice is not enough to explain why people ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | 3.2 / 5 (13) | 0 |
Mindfulness training may help to boost standardized test scores and improve working memory, according to a new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—According to psychological lore, when it comes to items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in, the "magic" number is seven.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (9) | 9 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People with Parkinson's disease performed markedly better on a test of working memory after a night's sleep, and sleep disorders can interfere with that benefit, researchers have shown.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychological scientists have long known that the amount of information we can actively hold in mind at any given time known as working memory is limited. Our working memory capacity reflects ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A walk in the park may have psychological benefits for people suffering from depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains.
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Odds are, you're not going to make it all the way through this article without thinking about something else.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 0 |
Children may perform better in school and feel more confident about themselves if they are told that failure is a normal part of learning, rather than being pressured to succeed at all costs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
What makes a great violinist, physicist, or crossword puzzle solver? Are experts born or made? The question has intrigued psychologists since psychology was bornand the rest of us, too, who may secretly fantasize ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
What makes people great? Popular theorists such as the New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell and the New York Times' David Brooks argue that intelligence plays a role -- but only up to a point. Beyond that, they say, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 05, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
How useful would it be to anticipate how well someone will control their emotions? To predict how well they might be able to stay calm during stress? To accept critical feedback stoically?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 11, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
University of Utah psychologists have learned why many people experience "inattention blindness" the phenomenon that leaves drivers on cell phones prone to traffic accidents and makes a gorilla invisible ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 1 |