News tagged with work
UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that this part of the brain ...
Neuroscience Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (18) | 2 |
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 |
Scientists report that they have mapped the physical architecture of intelligence in the brain. Theirs is one of the largest and most comprehensive analyses so far of the brain structures vital to general ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Working mothers may have to juggle more tasks than their husbands, but the long-held belief that women are better than men at multitasking is a myth, according to new Swedish research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (10) | 7
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 |
Stress has long been pegged as the enemy of attention, disrupting focus and doing substantial damage to working memory—the short-term juggling of information that allows us to do all the little things that make us productive.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- On the complex road to eradicating cancer, controlling or preventing metastatic growth initiated by primary tumors is high on the to-do list. A key area of such research is the development ...
Medical research May 22, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 0 |
It is known that training can improve working memory. In a new study in Science, researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Umeå University, Åbo Akademi University, and the University of Turku show for the first time t ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 05, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In many cases, a delay occurs between the time you are presented information and the time you respond with an action or decision. Most of us call it a thought, while some scientists call it working memory.
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Increasing your Vitamin B intake could significantly reduce work-related stress, a clinical trial conducted at Swinburne University of Technology has shown.
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
The brain has a remarkable ability to learn new cognitive tasks while maintaining previously acquired knowledge about various functions necessary for everyday life. But exactly how new information is incorporated ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—There's no need to panic if you didn't get a solid eight hours of beauty sleep last night. According to new University of Sydney research, sleep duration naturally waxes and wanes over ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Students are often expected to speak knowledgably in front of groups of unfamiliar people as part of their education. The assessment of student presentations contributes to degree grading, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Yale University researchers can't tell you where you left your car keys- but they can tell you why you can't find them.
Medical research Jul 27, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |