Fernando Vanderlinde

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Hack your brain to remember almost anything

<b>(CNN) —</b> The reigning World Memory Champion, Alex Mullen, can memorize the order of a deck of cards in 17 seconds. But in some ways, he's just as forgetful as the rest of us.<p>"I still forget plenty of basic things, like where I left my keys," said Mullen, a medical student at the University of …

This Is Your Brain On Exercise

<i>Summary: A new study investigates whether vision is more sensitive during exercise.</i><p>Source: UC Santa Barbara.<p><b>Psychologists design an experiment to</b> …

Driving skills may suffer even after concussion symptoms subside

FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 -- Even after their symptoms disappear, concussion patients may still have difficulty driving, a small study suggests.<p>The study …

Soccer Success in the Young Can Be Measured in the Brain

<i>Summary: Cognitive function can be quantified and linked to how well a child performs in a game of soccer, researchers report.</i><p>Source: Karolinska …

Study finds long-term effects of traumatic brain injury

Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital found that the impact of a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, in a child can have …

Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR

Oculus wants to one day let you fingerpaint, act like a super hero, and even type in virtual reality. Oculus already has its Touch controllers that are great for wielding virtual guns or picking up digital objects, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new prototype for VR gloves in …

This Technology Could Finally Make Brain Implants Practical - MIT Technology Review

In labs testing how brain implants could help people with physical disabilities, tales of success can be bittersweet.<p>Experiments like those that let …

Mark Zuckerberg shows off prototype Oculus VR gloves

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is showing off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift headset: an Oculus glove. Today, he posted photos from a visit to the Facebook-owned VR company’s research lab in Redmond, Washington, where a team led by chief scientist Michael Abrash works on next-generation …

Forget The Critics -- CES Just Foretold These Seismic Shifts Coming To Tech

Last week I met up with 200,000 of my closest tech, media, and venture friends in Las Vegas for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hoping for a glimpse into the crystal ball of technology trends for 2017 and beyond. As an investor, the value of CES is less about getting a preview of which …

Artificial Intelligence

Link Between Concussion and Alzheimer's Disease

<i>Summary: Researchers report concussion can accelerate Alzheimer’s symptoms in people with a genetic risk for the disease.</i><p>Source: Boston University …

Glia, Not Neurons, Most Affected By Brain Aging

<i>Summary: Examining postmortem brains, researchers discover the state of glia remains consistent as we age and could be used to predict a person’s age</i> …

Musicians Have Faster Reaction Times

<i>Summary: According to a new study, musicians have the edge when it comes to reaction times for auditory, visual and tactile processing.</i><p><i>Source:</i> …

Elon Musk Takes Customer Complaint on Twitter From Idea to Execution in 6 Days

Attention, business leaders: This is how it's done.<p>For business leaders, social media can be confusing (and sometimes dangerous) territory.<p>But last month, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk provided a master class in how to use social media effectively. When a Tesla owner complained about fellow …

Social Media

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

The rhythm that makes memories permanent

Every time we learn something new, the memory does not only need to be acquired, it also needs to be stabilized in a process called memory …

Are you hearing things? New audio test may provide objective test for concussions

There’s been increased coverage about the dangers of concussions over the past several years, but diagnosing them is not always a straightforward …

Concussion

Middle-age memory decline a matter of changing focus

<i>Research sheds new light on what constitutes healthy aging of the brain</i><p>The inability to remember details, such as the location of objects, begins in …

Middle Age

White Matter Structure in Brain Predicts Cognitive Function at Ages 1 and 2

<i>Summary: A new study reports white matter structure can predict an infant’s cognitive abilities and functions at the ages of 1 and 2.</i><p>Source: UNC.<p><b>This</b> …

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>New research from Weill Cornell has isolated four distinct neurotypes of depression. But its knock-on effects are …

The Brain

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

Brett Kavanaugh

Seven Things Neuroscientists Know That Most People Don't

<i>What are some things that neuroscientists know but most people don’t? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Paul King, Director of Data Science, on Quora:</b><p>There are hundreds of surprising, …

The Brain

VR Sports Training Company STRIVR Labs Scores $5 Million Investment

STRIVR Labs, a company focused on using VR for sports training, plans to use a new $5 million investment to expand the scope of its “experiential …

You probably suffer from scattered brain syndrome

Forget multitasking, our interruption addiction is doing something unintended to our brains.<p>When instant messaging became popular in the 1990s, Judi Wineland was not a fan.<p>The constant disruption of chat pop-ups made it difficult for her to accomplish daily tasks. But that wasn't the case for …

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