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Scan reveals what brain looks like when you are angry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) A new brain scan shows what it looks like when a person runs out of patience or loses self-control. It would explain why someone who works ... Read more...

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‘Conditioning brain could curb impulsiveness’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Conditioning your brain to curb impulsiveness could open the way to treat addiction to gambling, drugs or alcohol as well as impulse-control disorders such ... Read more...

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Anxious girls’ brains work harder


June 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have figured out why the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys, a discovery that could spur the identification and treatment ... Read more...

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‘People see bold pictures of women as objects’


May 16th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Perfume ads, beer billboards, movie posters: everywhere you look, women's sexualised bodies are on display, which men and women see as objects, says a new study. ... Read more...

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People fail when stakes are high, study finds


May 10th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) High stakes and financial bonanzas offered in sports or game shows actually drive participants to perform poorly because of the fear of losing their potentially lucrative ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Multi-tasking good for brain


April 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Juggling too much technology at once - such as texting or browsing online while watching TV - is said to make you less efficient. But researchers ... Read more...

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Jimmy Choo to work with Rob Pruitt


April 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Designer Jimmy Choo is set to collaborate with New York-based visual artist Rob Pruitt on a new spring-summer 2013 range.His fashion house will join forces with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How iPads make eyes itchy and inflamed


April 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hours of staring at iPads and smartphones have left many young people with dry eyes, which makes them itchy, inflamed and gritty.The mind can 'forget' to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Programme converts sign language into text


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Researchers are designing a software programme which instantly translates sign language into type which can be read on a computer screen.The new technology could be available ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview


March 1st, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) Microsoft Wednesday released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, offering the beta version of its next-generation operating system as a free download worldwide.The Consumer Preview give ... Read more...

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Bent on laptops, spondylitis afflicting India’s young


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shweta Arya was 29 years old when she first had a back problem. Ignored initially, her pain spread upwards and aggravated to a level where ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Talking dog most watched YouTube video of 2011


December 20th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) An owner teasing its dog on YouTube has become the most-watched viral video of 2011, a media report said Tuesday.The "Ultimate Dog Tease" was the most ... Read more...

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‘Multiple media’ proves to be a distraction for multitaskers


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): A new study of media multitasking by Boston College researchers have indicated that multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Slower brain speed behind elders communication problems


April 24th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): The slow processing speed of an aging brain has been identified as the prime reason for healthy older adults experiencing communication problems, aKansasUniversity professor has revealed in his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alert crabs outwit predatory birds


April 19th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) Fiddler crabs would all end up as dinner for seagulls but for their sophisticated threat detection system. Researchers at the Vision Centre of the Australian National ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki recalls 13,157 diesel cars


April 6th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car maker, Wednesday said it will recall 13,157 diesel engine cars across its three top selling models - Swift Dzire, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brain can rotate letters and words reflected in the mirror


April 1st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): A team of scientists from the Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) has shown for the first time that the human brain can mentally rotate words ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paralysed stroke patient in UK uses her mind to conduct orchestra


March 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A paralysed stroke victim in Britain, who can only move part of her face as she suffers from locked-in syndrome, has conducted an orchestra by using her mind. ... Read more...

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6-8 hrs’ sleep, less stress best natural way to cut flab


March 30th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Wondering how to lose weight without much effort? Don't stress and get some good sleep.A new Kaiser Permanente study has found that people with the lowest stress levels ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz teens at risk from ‘dangerous’ online friends


March 15th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 15 (ANI): A survey has revealed that almost one in five South Australian teens has gone so far as to meet a stranger they first came into contact with ... Read more...

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US robot pharmacies deliver prescription drugs fast


March 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS/EFE) In their effort to provide faster service to patients, a chain of low-cost clinics on the west coast of the US has installed robot pharmacies ... Read more...

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‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!


March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?Now, that's possible using intendiX - a device that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain has three layers of working memory: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers have long debated whether the brain contains two or three layers of working memory.Now, a new study by the Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Engaging in gaze contest is a reflex


February 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) If you accidentally knock over your neighbour's beer in a bar and he stares at you, would you buy him a new drink or would you try to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Staring for dominance is automatic for humans


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the dominant behavior exhibited by staring someone down can be reflexive.Our primate relatives certainly get into dominance battles; they mostly resolve the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Repeating bad experience makes it seem worse


February 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Bad or annoying events seem much worse if people have to go through them again. "The prospect of repeating an experience can, in fact, change how people remember ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bad things seem even worse if people expect them to happen again soon


February 8th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New studies suggest that when people think unpleasant events are over, they remember them as being less painful or annoying than when they expect them to happen again, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man shown as police informer on Facebook shot at


January 24th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A man in Britain was shot at after his photo was put up on Facebook, naming him as a police informer.Domenico Masciopinto, 30, had a bullet removed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Handwriting, not typing, makes kids better learners


January 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Children who write by hand make for better learners than those who type as researchers say something seems to be lost in the brain process when switching from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Handwriting ’strengthens the learning process’


January 20th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that writing by hand strengthens the learning process. However, when typing on a keyboard, this process may be impaired.Associate professor Anne Mangen at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Youth respond faster than seniors to unexpected events


January 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study from Concordia University has found that when a routine task is interrupted by an unexpected event, younger adults are faster at responding than seniors."When ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why a first impression really is the last impression


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study has found out why first impressions are long lasting.The research by a team of psychologists from Canada, Belgium, and the United States shows there is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 hours of TV a day ‘raises heart risk’


January 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have found that spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen dramatically increases the risk for heart disease and premature death from ... Read more...

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