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Sunday, December 21, 2014

ScienceDaily: Top Health News

ScienceDaily: Top Health News

Lost memories might be able to be restored, suggests research into marine snail

Posted: 20 Dec 2014 07:41 AM PST

New research indicates that lost memories can be restored, according to new research into a type of marine snail called Aplysia. The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Personalized advertising attracts more attention and makes contents of ads easier to remember

Posted: 19 Dec 2014 10:04 AM PST

Personalized advertisements on the Internet not only attract more attention, they also remain in our memory longer than impersonal ads. People who surf the internet and shop online leave many traces of their behavior behind. These data are increasingly being used by companies to present ads on their websites that are intended to meet people's individual interests and preferences.

A Facebook application knows if you are having a bad day and tells your teacher

Posted: 19 Dec 2014 10:03 AM PST

In one aspect of vision, computers catch up to primate brain

Posted: 18 Dec 2014 11:10 AM PST

For decades, neuroscientists have been trying to design computer networks that can mimic visual skills such as recognizing objects, which the human brain does very accurately and quickly. Until now, no computer model has been able to match the primate brain at visual object recognition during a brief glance. Now neuroscientists have found that one of the latest generation of 'deep neural networks' matches the primate brain.

No 'bird brains'? Crows exhibit advanced relational thinking, study suggests

Posted: 18 Dec 2014 10:14 AM PST

Crows have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously, according to new research. That means crows join humans, apes and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research.

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