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Humans are born with brains prewired to see words

Humans are born with brains prewired to see words

A section of the brain already has brain connections that are receptive to see words...

Saying nothing can make you sound more intelligent.

Saying nothing can make you sound more intelligent.

'Unfilled pauses' in speech can make the speaker appear more intelligent.

Humans are born with brains prewired to see words

Humans are born with brains prewired to see words

A section of the brain already has brain connections that are receptive to see words...

Language exposure relates to structural neural connectivity in childhood

Language exposure relates to structural neural connectivity...

Increased child-adult exposure to conversation leads to increased white matter connectivity...

An artist's search for the soul of Google's AI

An artist's search for the soul of Google's AI

Google's machine learning app is capable of identifying people and places even when...

AI solves Rubik's cube in record time

AI solves Rubik's cube in record time

AI solves Rubik's cube in a fraction of a second.

An artist's search for the soul of Google's AI

An artist's search for the soul of Google's AI

Google's machine learning app is capable of identifying people and places even when...

AI solves Rubik's cube in record time

AI solves Rubik's cube in record time

AI solves Rubik's cube in a fraction of a second.

Why clever people live the longest

Why clever people live the longest

Radical theory suggests unseen hand of genetics is behind a higher IQ and longevity.

Emotional intelligence in the workplace

Emotional intelligence in the workplace

Here are some ways by which emotional intelligence can be developed.

Advice from emotional intelligence experts

Advice from emotional intelligence experts

High emotional intelligence individuals are better able to work in teams and problem...

Relationships, not money are key to improving schools

Relationships, not money are key to improving schools

Study finds social capital has 3-5 times the impact of funding.

Should employers care about GPA anymore?

Should employers care about GPA anymore?

There is a growing tide of opinion that GPA scores are worthless as a criteria for...

Should employers care about GPA anymore?

Should employers care about GPA anymore?

There is a growing tide of opinion that GPA scores are worthless as a criteria for...

Relationships, not money are key to improving schools

Relationships, not money are key to improving schools

Study finds social capital has 3-5 times the impact of funding.

New portable device diagnoses brain injury.

New portable device diagnoses brain injury.

By analyzing a single drop of blood, patients can be diagnosed within ten minutes,...

New portable device diagnoses brain injury.

New portable device diagnoses brain injury.

By analyzing a single drop of blood, patients can be diagnosed within ten minutes,...

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

The coordination of actions and sounds has long baffled neuroscientists.

Nutrition and memory

Nutrition and memory

Dietary changes are necessary with age.

Day-time naps help us acquire information not consciously perceived

Day-time naps help us acquire information not consciously...

Day time naps help us process information that we are not consciously aware of and...

How students view intelligence affects how they internalize stress

How students view intelligence affects how they internalize...

The belief that smartness can be developed leads high schools students to become...

Feeling how old I am: Subjective age is associated with estimated brain age

Feeling how old I am: Subjective age is associated with...

Published results link subjective age to estimated brain ageing.

Sitting is bad for the brain

Sitting is bad for the brain

Too much sitting is linked to thinning of a brain area (medial temporal lobe), where...

Excessive athletic exercise can tire the brain

Excessive athletic exercise can tire the brain

Prolonged athletic training has similar cognitive effects with prolonged intellectual...

Physical fitness is associated with better cognitive abilities

Physical fitness is associated with better cognitive abilities

Physical fitness is associated with better cognitive abilities and healthier white...

Nutrition and memory

Nutrition and memory

Dietary changes are necessary with age.

Just the scent of coffee can improve your analytical thinking

Just the scent of coffee can improve your analytical thinking

The scent of coffee has been show to boost performance on the analytical part of...

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

The coordination of actions and sounds has long baffled neuroscientists.

Playing the drums shapes the brain

Playing the drums shapes the brain

Playing the drums leaves a long term impression on the brain.

Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation

Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar...

Visual perceptual skills include the ability to identify and categorize what is...

Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation

Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar...

Visual perceptual skills include the ability to identify and categorize what is...

Language Intelligence

Language Intelligence

Author: Joseph J Romm

Sleep helps to protect older memories.

Sleep helps to protect older memories.

Continual learning poses a challenge to academics researching neural networks.

Age related memory loss prevention

Age related memory loss prevention

Social interaction, computer use, games, and crafts can help prevent mild age-related...

ST memory and task complexity

ST memory and task complexity

Short term memory brain circuits operate differently depending on the complexity...

Good sleep & good mood lead to good working memory with age

Good sleep & good mood lead to good working memory with...

The effects of sleep, age and depressed mood on working memory were examined.

Learning changes brain structure

Learning changes brain structure

There are changes in neural brain structure while practicing and mastering a new...

The learning styles myth

The learning styles myth

The belief that learning styles may predict academic and career success is a myth...

The learning styles myth

The learning styles myth

The belief that learning styles may predict academic and career success is a myth...

Human brain identifies objects based on statistics

Human brain identifies objects based on statistics

Study results suggest that the brain acts like a pickpocket.

Book summaries

Language Intelligence

Author: Joseph J Romm

Language acquisition

Humans are born with brains prewired to see words

A section of the brain already has brain connections that are receptive to see words and letters and pave the way for people to learn...

Music

Keeping the beat – it’s all in your brain

The coordination of actions and sounds has long baffled neuroscientists.

Artificial intelligence

An artist's search for the soul of Google's AI

Google's machine learning app is capable of identifying people and places even when presented with a poorly drawn sketch.

Memory

Sleep helps to protect older memories.

Continual learning poses a challenge to academics researching neural networks.

Nutrition

Nutrition and memory

Dietary changes are necessary with age.