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Language Intelligence

Language Intelligence

Author: Joseph J Romm

Language acquisition
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...

Music
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.

Artificial intelligence
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...

Memory
Sleep helps to protect older memories.

Sleep helps to protect older memories.

Continual learning poses a challenge to academics researching neural networks.

Nutrition
Nutrition and memory

Nutrition and memory

Dietary changes are necessary with age.

Music
Playing the drums shapes the brain

Playing the drums shapes the brain

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

Intelligence
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.

Fitness
Excessive athletic exercise can tire the brain

Excessive athletic exercise can tire the brain

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

Fitness
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...

Fitness
Cognitive benefits of walking

Cognitive benefits of walking

Apart from the obvious health benefits that walking bestows, regular walking has...

Artificial intelligence
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.

Memory
Age related memory loss prevention

Age related memory loss prevention

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

Music
Music lessons improve school performance

Music lessons improve school performance

Students taking music lessons at school perform better than their non-musical peers...

Education
Learning changes brain structure

Learning changes brain structure

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

Working memory
ST memory and task complexity

ST memory and task complexity

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