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All Posts Tagged With: "brain"

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In the News: Why We Attribute Human Qualities to Machines

Now researchers observe that the more "human" a robot seems, the more active are the brain regions that think about the intentions and desires of others -- even if that other is a machine.

Aug 13th, 2008 | 1 comment

Spark Blog: Shooting MRI Scenes — It’s Magnetic!

We started in the morning with what turned into a rather chaotic fMRI scene -- six people in two locations. And the magnetism of the equipment made filming complicated.

Aug 12th, 2008 | 1 comment

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In the News: Electrical Stimulation May Improve Learning

In Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, an electrical current is applied to the head and passed to the brain. Preliminary results suggest that TDCS could enhance memory and learning.

Jul 8th, 2008 | 1 comment

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In the News: Monkeys That Can Count

While we can manipulate elaborate equations with square roots and derivatives, new research shows monkeys can “count” audible beeps and equate them to visual representations of the same amount.

Jul 5th, 2008 | Comments Off
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