News tagged with cognitive states

Brain imaging provides window into consciousness

Using a sophisticated imaging test to probe for higher-level cognitive functioning in severely brain-injured patients provides a window into consciousness -- but the view it presents is one that is blurred in fascinating ...

Feb 25, 2011
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Researcher reports on animals' reflective minds

(PhysOrg.com) -- A principle area of investigation in the field of metacognition is the question of whether nonhuman animals can - like their human counterparts - monitor or self-regulate their own cognitive states and processes.

Feb 23, 2011
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Long-distance brain waves focus attention (w/Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as our world buzzes with distractions -- from phone calls to e-mails to tweets -- the neurons in our brain are bombarded with messages. Research has shown that when we pay attention, some of these neurons ...

May 28, 2009
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