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Our brain can tell real face from imitations


January 10th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Both the right and the left sides of the brain work together to tell a real face from a facial imitation, says a study co-authored by ... Read more...

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People remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 and 34


December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): If you think that memory fades away with age, you may be wrong, for a new study has revealed that people remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For embarrassing memory lapses blame your neurons


July 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A specific part of our brain processes information about human and animal faces and is responsible for how we recognize them and interpret facial expressions. Now, Israeli researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How do we make sense of the written word?


December 17th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) How do we know that certain combinations of letters make sense? Reading and spelling are complex processes, but researchers have now identified a specific part of the brain ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brain region that helps us understand written words identified


December 17th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists from Johns Hopkins University in the USA have identified a brain region that helps us understand written language.The region called, left fusiform gyrus, which helps in rapid ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists shed light on neural basis of reading


April 28th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have shown that early brain activity could provide a better understanding of the neural basis of reading.Led by Piers Cornelissen, Morten Kringelbach, Ian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain wiring responsible for celebrity ” face blindness”


November 24th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Cannot tell Brad Pitt from George Clooney on the same magazine page? Well, you may be suffering from a rare condition called "face blindness", which scientists claim ... Read more...

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Why a gift is the universal language of love


October 13th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): People often rely upon gifts to reveal their feelings to others. But how do items placed in a symbolic manner convey different meanings has long been a ... Read more...

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