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University of Florida held the world’s first brain-controlled drone race

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Fitz Tepper Drone races are nothing new. But while they started as an ad-hoc activity within the drone community, the sport has now taken on [...]

BRAIN CARTOGRAPHY: MODERN-DAY EXPLORERS ARE MAPPING THE WIRING OF THE HUMAN MIND

April 29th, 2016|0 Comments

BY SUSAN SCUTTI THE BRAIN CAN BE both best friend and worst enemy. It’s our most trustworthy ally, sharing all our experiences, affirming our beliefs [...]

BRAIN SCAN SOFTWARE CAN SPOT ADULTS WITH AUTISM

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

By David Orenstein-Brown A computer algorithm called a “classifier” can distinguish between adults with and without autism by studying brain scans. The software found 16 [...]

Meditation in the Workplace: Is Inner Calm the Fast Track to Success?

April 5th, 2016|0 Comments

By Robert McGarvey Here’s the new recipe for magnificent business success: sit still, very still. Empty your mind of distractions. And let the successes multiply. [...]

A Fitbit for Your Brain Is Around the Corner

April 5th, 2016|0 Comments

By Betsy Isaacson A woman reads a book while attached to an EEG machine at the University of Bonn's Department of Epileptology in Bonn, Germany [...]

Five of the best brain-training apps

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

If anyone tries to tell you that daily brain training is a digital thing, hit them (gently) with a rolled-up newspaper that then opens to [...]