News tagged with neuropsychology

Experts raise concerns over superhuman workplace

Performance-boosting drugs, powered prostheses and wearable computers are coming to an office near you—but experts warned in a new report Wednesday that too little thought has been given to the implications of a superhuman ...

Nov 07, 2012
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In Canada, 'Star Wars' exhibit asks who we are

A new exhibit exploring human identity through the "Star Wars" universe and the epic sci-fi saga's quirky characters kicks off a multi-city world tour in Montreal on Thursday.

Apr 17, 2012
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Reading Arabic isn't easy

A series of studies published in Neuropsychology has shown that because of the visual complexity of Arabic orthography, the brain's right hemisphere is not involved in decoding the text in the first stages of learning to rea ...

Aug 31, 2010
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Caffeine reduces mistakes made by shift workers

Caffeine can help those working shifts or nights to make fewer errors, according to a new study by Cochrane researchers. The findings have implications for health workers and for any industry relying on shift or night work, ...

May 11, 2010
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