News tagged with semantics

When the zebra loses its stripes

The capacity to remember that a zebra has stripes, or that a giraffe is a four-legged mammal, is known as semantic memory. It allows us to assign meaning to words and to recall general knowledge and concepts that we have ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Ancient cultures a click away

(PhysOrg.com) -- Portals used to launch you, Stargate-style, to bizarre places brought to life by science fiction writers. Today, thanks to European research, portals can take you to fascinating virtual destinations - both ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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