Archive: 11/03/2009

Neuroscientists map intelligence in the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted the most comprehensive brain mapping to date of the cognitive abilities measured by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Reward elicits unconscious learning in humans

A new study challenges the prevailing assumption that you must pay attention to something in order to learn it. The research, published by Cell Press in the March 12th issue of the journal Neuron, demonstrates that stimulus-reward ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Under pressure, atoms make unlikely alloys

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever since the Bronze Age, humans have experimented with combining different metals to create alloys with properties superior to either metal alone. But not all metals readily form alloys - for some pairs ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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