News tagged with visual memory
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Bath have found that people who are congenitally blind have more accurate memories than those who are sighted.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Clenching your right hand may help form a stronger memory of an event or action, and clenching your left may help you recollect the memory later, according to research published April 24 in the open access ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Playing video games for an hour each day can improve subsequent performance on cognitive tasks that use similar mental processes to those involved in the game, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories, according to a new study by researchers at the University ...
Neuroscience Mar 06, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—The neural response in the visual cortex while processing emotional information can predict which patients with major depressive disorder will respond to scopolamine, according to a study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In experiments on rats outfitted with tiny goggles, scientists say they have learned that the brain's initial vision processing center not only relays visual stimuli, but also can "learn" time intervals and ...
Neuroscience Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Study of congenital, acquired blindness reveals new understanding of brain's early spatial development
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Bath have uncovered a new understanding of how the brain develops its sense of space by working with blind people.
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Illinois researchers have developed a model that uses neonatal piglets for studying infant brain development and its effect on learning and memory. To determine if the model is nutrient-sensitive, they have ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The brain holds in mind what has just been seen by synchronizing brain waves in a working memory circuit, an animal study supported by the National Institutes of Health suggests. The more in-sync such electrical ...
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—UCSF neuroscientists have found that by training on attention tests, people young and old can improve brain performance and multitasking skills.
Neuroscience Nov 02, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Trying to keep an image we've just seen in memory can leave us blind to things we are 'looking' at, according to the results of a new study supported by the Wellcome Trust.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study from MIT neuroscientists sheds light on a neural circuit that makes us likelier to remember what we're seeing when our brains are in a more attentive state.
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Eating cocoa flavanols daily may improve mild cognitive impairment, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Stroboscopic training, performing a physical activity while using eyewear that simulates a strobe-like experience, has been found to increase visual short-term memory retention, and the effects last for 24 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research out of Michigan State University reveals female athletes and younger athletes take longer to recover from concussions, findings that call for physicians and athletic trainers to take sex and age into account ...
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0