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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Future science or silly trend?

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 10:54am by Stephen Quinn

    ... Stephen Quinn Wacky head-wear based on research into brainwave patterns reveals our mood Is this the latest craze in headgear? A Japanese device shows your mental state via a pair of ears that change direction based on your mood. Neurowear is the name of a project to develop fashion items and gadgets using brain waves and other biosensors.  How does it work? Brain activity creates ...

  2. All the rage

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... type. I am no brain scientist, but I believe a different part- the more reptilian sections- of our brain are triggered by, or triggers, those instant responses. That is why the internet is full ... gratification, delays responses and forces the thinking parts of the brain to formulate a considered reaction. Just as road rage poses a mortal danger to road users, so our propensity for angry reactions ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cracking down on SAT exam prep industry could help Beijing stem student 'brain drain'

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 01:08pm by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says concern over a student brain drain could lead Beijing to target SAT exam prep centres, with far-reaching consequences Testing times Imagine having to recite ... crush the new SAT in a second. Even without the new threat of ideological intrusion, exams such as the SAT and TOEFL are in a precarious situation, because of China's huge brain drain. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR SPORT

    Worrying prognosis for F1 driver Jules Bianchi after details of traumatic brain injury revealed

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:29pm

    ... but stable condition in hospital in Japan after suffering a traumatic brain injury, a joint statement by his family and the hospital said on Tuesday. “Jules remains in the Intensive Care Unit ... hospital and immediately underwent emergency brain surgery with doctors saying he was critically ill. A diffuse axonal injury occurs in 50% of serious head injuries. It stems from the shockwave ...

  5. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Discovery of brain's 'inner GPS' earns trio Nobel Prize for medicine

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... the "inner GPS" in the brain that helps us navigate through the world. Their findings in rats- and research suggests that humans have the same system in their brains- represented a "paradigm shift" in the knowledge of how cells work together to perform cognitive functions, the Nobel Assembly said, adding that knowing about the brain's positioning system may ...

  6. News - Asia - PETS

    Goldfish undergoes 'high-risk' brain surgery

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... 'fiddly' brain surgery A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia on Tuesday after undergoing “high risk” brain surgery in an operation that the veterinarian described as “fiddly”. ... The brain tumour had grown over the course of the year and Rich said “the fish was having trouble eating, getting around and he was getting bullied by other fish”, the Post reported. WATCH: All ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Extreme altruists have bigger brains As if giving a perfectly good kidney to a total stranger wasn't enough of a distinction, it turns out that extreme altruists have bigger brains and are better than the rest of us at reading signs of distress in facial expressions. That's what Georgetown University neuroscientists found when they scanned ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British parents of brain tumour boy taken from hospital arrested in Spain

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Parents of brain tumour boy arrested in Spain Ashya King, the five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital without medical consent, has been found in Spain with his parents, who have been arrested, according to Spanish police. "Ashya King was found in a hotel 3km from de Velez Malaga [in southern Spain] ...

  9. Sport - China - BOXING

    Algieri's brains and brawn combination is unlike other opponents Pacquiao has faced

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 08:48pm by Unus Alladin

    ... a masters in clinical nutrition- he also holds a bachelor of science degree in health care management- Algieri is armed with brains and brawn. He's been a promoter's dream. Charismatic ...

  10. Work your brain to mentally gain

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gigi Ma, YP intern Brain experts have found the abilities of the human brain start deteriorating when you reach 25. But, they say, brain fitness can keep your brain 'young'. The earlier you start, the more you can maintain your brain power. Paul Nussbaum, chief science officer of Fit Brains and a clinical neuropsychologist specialising in brain health across the lifespan, ...




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