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Rensselaer researchers develop approach that predicts protein separation behavior
and computers to the drug-discovery process, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a method to predict protein separation behavior directly from protein structure. This new multi-scale protein modeling approach may reduce the...
Morning grogginess more debilitating than sleep deprivation, according to CU-Boulder study
...o "catnap" at times, could be prone to make simple math
mistakes when calculating dosages of medicine duri...ring their six-day, in-patient stay practicing the math
test used to quantify sleep inertia. "These were very healthy people who had performed the test hu...
Carnegie Mellon researchers discover key deficiencies in brains of people with autism
...("Addition, subtraction and multiplication are all math
skills.") The findings confirmed that the regions of the brain associated with visualization were activated when participants with autism read both kinds of sentences, while those regions of the brain were only activated when the control group rea...
On the golf tee or pitcher's mound, brain dooms motion to inconsistency
...he mind plans motion. An analogy might be to doing math
problems. Someone who has studied will find it easier to solve a new problem than someone who has not prepared. Given the endemic nature of movement variability, the research doesn't point to any definitive means for combating it. In their paper, t...
Mysterious 'neural noise' actually primes brain for peak performance
...ter Thomas Bayes who founded the unusual branch of math
150 years ago. Pouget says that when we seem to be struck by an idea from out of the blue, our brain has actually just resolved many probabilities its been fervently calculating. "We've known for several years that at the behavioral level, we're 'B...