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Chronic trauma can inflict lasting damage to brain May 19, 1:13 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have shown that the effects of trauma persist in certain brain regions even when veterans of combat are not engaged in cognitive or emotional tasks, and face no immediate external threats.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): A parliamentary panel, which observed that deployment in counter-insurgency operations was straining the resources of the Indian Army, has said that the force should be relieved from these tasks to focus on undertaking its regular conventional duties.
Sleep helps in learning new tasks Mar 21, 12:27 pm
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): Researchers at University of Chicago have claimed that sleep plays an important role in the brain's ability to consolidate learning when two new competing tasks are learned in the same day.
Video games may help enhance cognitive skills Mar 14, 11:32 am
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Playing video games for an hour everyday can improve your performance on mental tasks that use similar skills, according to new research.
Chewing gum can boost concentration Mar 8, 10:14 am
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): Chewing gum can help people focus on tasks that requires continuous monitoring over a longer amount of time, scientists have claimed.
Sydney, Mar 3 (ANI): Today's 'time-poor' women are ahead of their male counterparts in using technology to do everyday tasks from maintaining the family's social network to online banking, a report has said.
Heading soccer ball may affect mental ability Feb 28, 12:08 pm
Washington, February 28 (ANI): A new research has suggested that even less forceful actions like 'heading' a soccer ball may cause changes in performance on certain cognitive tasks.
The bad habits that are good for you Feb 20, 2:34 pm
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): A clinical psychologist has said that a little bit of procrastination - an act of replacing high-priority actions with tasks of lower priority - can actually calm people down, temporarily relieve stress and help them approach tasks more efficiently when they start it.
Parents' praise helps kids perform challenging tasks Feb 13, 5:05 pm
Washington, Feb. 13 (ANI): Children, whose parents praised their efforts more than they praised them as individuals, had a more positive outlook towards challenges five years later, a new study has claimed.
YouTube video shows how astronauts wash their hands in space Feb 4, 1:27 pm
London, February 4 (ANI): A new video released by the Canadian Space Agency has revealed how astronauts manage to complete everyday, mundane tasks like washing their hands, completely weightless.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Old people who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster than single-language speakers at switching from one task to another, according to a new study.
Soon, robotic 'boy' to help humans with everyday tasks Dec 28, 11:12 am
London, December 28 (ANI): Engineers at the University of Zurich's Artificial Intelligence Lab are planning to design a humanoid robot with artificial muscles that could help people with everyday tasks - in just nine months.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Describing the twin tasks of improving the pensionary and medical benefits for ex-servicemen as 'subjects of prime concern' and 'as an ongoing process', Defence Minister A.K. Antony today announced that the orders authorizing payment to ex-servicemen and their families accruing from the recent cabinet decisions, hiking pension and other benefits amounting to nearly Rs.2300 crores per annum, would be issued next month.
Intervention in womb reduces learning deficit in mice Dec 2, 3:49 pm
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Mice with Down syndrome characteristics perform better on memory and learning tasks as adults if they were treated before birth with neuroprotective peptides, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has written to various ministries and departments to take up immediate tasks in operationalising on priority the Direct Cash Transfers for delivery of services to beneficiaries of social entitlements.
Ancient foot massage technique may help relieve cancer symptoms Nov 14, 10:20 am
Washington, November 14(ANI): Reflexology - a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of pharaohs - can help cancer patients manage their symptoms and perform daily tasks, a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher has suggested.
Shopping with kids 'most stressful task for mums' Nov 8, 11:53 am
London, Nov. 8 (ANI): Shopping with kids, getting them ready for bed and taking them on long car journeys are among the most disliked tasks carried out by mothers, a study has revealed.
Wearable robot arms to soon assist you even with daily tasks Oct 27, 1:33 pm
London, October 27 (ANI): Researchers have created a pair of intelligent, semi-autonomous arms that extend out in front of the body from the hips and are strapped to a backpack-like harness that holds the control circuitry to help just about anyone in their jobs.
Men 'better at multitasking than women' Oct 26, 1:08 pm
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Working mothers may have to juggle more tasks than their hubbies, but the long-held belief that women are better than men at multitasking is a myth, new research suggests.
London, October 23 (ANI): A new generation of humanoids are being designed in Bristol and Essex labs to performed complex tasks like humans.
80pc adults unable to meet 'to-do' deadlines Oct 9, 3:05 pm
London, October 9 (ANI): Eight in 10 adults put off following daily "to-do" tasks - causing domestic rows and financial problems, a new poll has revealed.
Here's how successful people start their day Sep 5, 12:55 pm
Melbourne, September 5 (ANI): Successful people stop checking emails, get out of meetings and think about the tasks they and their colleagues need to complete during the first hour of their work day, it has been revealed.
Need a brain boost? Try wearing 'smart' clothes Aug 28, 2:13 pm
Sydney, August 28 (ANI): A study has found that people who wore white lab coats made half as many mistakes on attention-related tasks as those wearing their regular clothes.
9 in 10 modern mums can't starch a shirt Aug 22, 2:00 pm
London, August 22 (ANI): Modern mothers don't know how to do simple household tasks like home baking, making pastry and sewing buttons, because they are too busy to learn them, a study has revealed.
Thinking and choosing depend on different brain parts Aug 22, 11:35 am
Washington, August 22 (ANI): By examining patients with lesions in the brain, researchers have been able to see exactly which parts of the frontal lobes are critical for tasks like behavioural control and decision-making.
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