News tagged with visual tasks
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
(Medical Xpress)—Even with a constant task, human performance fluctuates in time-scales from seconds to minutes in a fractal manner. In a recent study a Finnish research group found that the individual variability in the ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Université Bordeaux Segalen, France, and their Swedish colleagues have recently demonstrated that constant exposure to blue light is as effective as coffee at improving ...
Other Nov 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study provides the first clear evidence that vision or eye problems are rarely the cause of recurring headaches in children, even if the headaches usually strike while the child is doing schoolwork or other visual tasks. ...
Ophthalmology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 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)—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 |
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say a common condition called leukoaraiosis, made up of tiny areas in the brain that have been deprived of oxygen and appear as bright white dots on MRI scans, is not a harmless part of the ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a new study that has implications for distracted drivers, researchers found that people are better at juggling some types of multitasking than they are at others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 7 |
No matter how much time you've spent training your brain to multitask by playing "Call of Duty," you're probably no better at talking on the phone while driving than anybody else.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who lose their sight at a later stage in life have a greater spatial awareness than if they were born blind, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Strobe-like eyewear designed to train the vision of athletes may have positive effects in some cases, according to tests run by a team of Duke University psychologists who specialize in visual perception.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |