manual dexterity

Men better at watching, hearing

July 1st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Men often take less time parking their cars and have less trouble than women in navigating in a new city -- showing they excel in what ... Read more...

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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart

March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

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Why good luck charms perk up performance?

July 14th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Don't scoff at those lucky stones. New research shows that having some kind of lucky token can actually improve your performance - by increasing your self-confidence. "I ... Read more...

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Brushing dentures with paste is best cleaning method

October 7th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A new review suggests that brushing removable dentures with a paste product may be the best way to keep them clean.It was even better than soaking in effervescent ... Read more...

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Musical skills rely on workout, not innate genius

March 14th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Proficiency and skill relies on hard graft, not innate genius, claim researchers after carefully reviewing brain scans of child musicians before and after musical training.Previous studies had ... Read more...

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Aerobics improves mental fitness in the elderly

April 16th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Cochrane Researchers say that aerobics may not only improve the cardiovascular fitness of the elderly, but also their mental fitness.The researchers said that a review of ... Read more...

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Aerobics can increase mental fitness in elderly

April 16th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
London, April 16 (IANS) Aerobic exercises have multiple benefits; it helps boost mental agility and manual dexterity in elderly people and improves the way they can concentrate on visual and auditory tasks. ... Read more...

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