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A System That Allows You to Control Home Appliances with Your Mind

Italian scientists from the Roman Research Institute “Santa Lucia Foundation” have created an experimental model of a system that allows people with disabilities to control home appliances with their minds. The so-called ASPICE project involves a system that makes it possible for a disabled person to easier interact with the…

Studies Reveal the Secrets of Genius Brains

What makes a genius? Scientists have long wanted to discover the secrets of genius. Looking for the answers, different researchers examined the brain of Albert Einstein, the prominent physicist and mathematician who is also a timeless symbol of high intelligence and innovative thinking, and found a few distinctive features. You…

Secret of Sharp Memory Revealed

It has been always considered that a sharp memory is a matter of one's capacity to store more information in their brain. Now scientists believe that the main role in this process comes down to an individual's ability to concentrate and filter out unnecessary information. Experiments on a sharp memory…

Electrical Stimulation of the Brain Accelerates Learning

A report presented at the British Science Festival by professor Heidi Johansen-Berg from Oxford University shows that passing a weak electrical current through specific areas of the brain can facilitate the learning process. During the research, scientists examined changes in the brain that occur after a person reaches adulthood. Also,…

4 Interesting Facts about Human Memory

Memory is one of mental functions and types of mental activity, intended to preserve, store, and reproduce information. Let's look at some of the most interesting facts about human memory. Thanks to memory, we use our own experience and that of previous generations in everyday life. Is it possible to…