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Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

...communication. They claim that the unusual sensory skill helps the fish thrive in murky streams of west Africa. Previous work has shown that each electric fish species has a unique form of electrical discharge, like a fingerprint. In the new study, the researchers found that certain discharge patterns w...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...en given a picture-naming task to test their motor skill and conceptual knowledge, children with Tourettes ...lated (such as hammer), and thus depended on motor skill knowledge. They, however, were not so good in naming pictures of non-manipulated objects (like el...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...what both are sayingis an important communication skill thats heavily influenced by your genes, say resear...among all twins, indicating that variation in that skill is primarily due to differences in environment. Scientists believe that problems with dichotic lis...

Cognitive Skills Focused Curriculum may Lessen Kids' Behavioural Problems

.... Greenberg offers an example of a simple PATHS skill that helps children comprehend and identify feelings in others. "Children use 'feeling faces' cards throughout the day to indicate clearly to others what emotions they are experiencing. By labeling the emotions clearly, children learn to recognize...

Meditation May Fine-Tune Control Over Attention

...rning." The finding that attention is a flexible skill opens up many possibilities, says Davidson. For example, he suggests, "Attention training is worth examining for disorders with attentional components, like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder."...

US Soldiers to Be Trained in Critical Medical Care

...t will make for a more successful outcome."The new skill training is comprised of about one week of the soldiers' nine-week training program, and follows only rifle marksmanship and physical training in the time devoted to it....

Hearing Loss Becoming an Epidemic in Canada

...d Murray. Plug your ears. If you're working with a skill saw, lawn mower or leaf blower, just go to your local hardware store first and buy a $15 pair of cheap sound-blocking ear protectors, said Murray. "You might just be doing a few cuts, but with hearing loss, the damage is cumulative. Each half hour of...

Royal College of Physicians Exams Now in India

... IANS. The SRU medical college has 25 specialist skill stations and has made available seven of these for the MRCP examination. The first examination was held this week over three days with about 45 examinees attending. The candidates included one from Britain, one from Australia and another one from P...

Multi-tasking is Mentally Damaging, Warn Experts

...g it unable to focus properly. "People lose the skill and the will to maintain concentration," he says. Meyers comments come at the time when experts have been worrying about poor grades secured by may children at schools as a result of multi-taskingsuch as listening to music on their iPods, watching ...

Study Finds Reason About Brains Refusal to Change Brands

... reliant not only on the acquirement of a specific skill set, but on our desire to accomplish definite goals. This has important implications for consumer behavior. For example, learning to navigate a particular grocery store to purchase orange juice does not necessarily lock consumers in to that store w...

Combination of Brain Scans, Reading Skill Tests can Predict Kids Reading Problems

...ich test method (either or both) predicted reading skill more strongly. Researchers found that the model combining the behavioural and neuro-imaging measures predicted future decoding significantly better than either of those methods alone. Researchers suggested that although MRIs might not be suitabl...

Exposure to Cocaine During Pregnancy Weakens Kindergarten Kids Attention

... the ability to maintain attention is an important skill that supports the development of other skills like language and behaviour, Accornero said. Its possible that because of subtle deficits we may see an effect on academic performance. We just dont know yet, she added....

AMA Calls For Calm Approach To Aged Care Illness Outbreaks

...her we have adequate staffing levels and the right skill mix in residential aged care facilities. 'The quality of care provided in aged care homes is directly linked to the value we place on this service and the resources that are allocated to the facilities,' Dr Haikerwal said. Source-AMA/B...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

..." is looked at as a process to include raising the skill and knowledge of working people at managerial levels, mostly post-40, the experts explained. "India needs to look at what 'widening participation' means. Does it only mean including more 18-year-olds in higher education? India needs to include gre...

Heartbeats on IPods - Being ‘cool’ can Help Doctors to

...art, known as cardiac auscultation, is a technical skill and therefore best learned through intensive drilling and repetition and not by traditional methods, usually a classroom lecture or demonstration in medical school and then on the job. Since the release of Barrett's first study with medical student...

The Science of Happiness

...t is fairly certain that happiness is a tangible skill that can be acquired through time and effort. Experts in neuroscience have been baffled by a 60 yr old, academician- turned Buddhist monk , Matthieu Ricard, who has amazed them with his brilliant mind control and racing brain impulses. They have...

Surgeons Skilled in Playing Video Games are Good at Simulated Surgery

...hives of Surgery suggests that surgeons portraying skill in playing video games fared better// during a cou... write. Those in the top one-third of video gaming skill made 47 percent fewer errors, performed 39 percent faster and scored 41 percent better on the overal...

Agra Surgeon Conducts Fifty Operations at One Go

...rnataka, joined him this year. "The mantle and the skill have now been passed on to the generation next." ... medical fraternity as he has refused to share his skill with other doctors. "It's a divine blessing to me from god," he claims. When Prakash performed mor...

President’s Address on the ‘Tele-Radiology’ Set Up of Krst

...he people in the remotest areas and development of skill in the country. It will also give a great boost to manufacture of indigenous DICOM compatible equipment. The availability of tele-radiology in hospitals enables easy data storage and retrieval of patients’ history and use of this history as valuable ...

Make Healthcare Accessible, Affordable, Urges Kalam

...to people in the remotest areas and development of skill in the country," he said. "The inherent benefit of digital imaging as a diagnostic tool and tele-radiology should be taken as an opportunity for reaching out to the un-reached in a cost effective manner. This would need the Indian medical equipment...

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