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Stroop test app screens for cognitive dysfunction

A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Cognitive psychologists are giddy over smartphones

Collecting data via smartphones could solve several problems cognitive psychologists encounter when trying to study people with as little bias as possible, new research suggests.

By Sep. 29, 2011

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Ep. 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity!

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity! (Podcast)

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011

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IBM gets DARPA cognitive computing contract

Initiative is first of several phases intended to eventually reproduce the computing power of the brain, as well as its efficiency.

By Nov. 19, 2008

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Heavy drinking hits men's brains harder than women's, study says

Who has the last laugh? Middle-aged men show significant declines in mental processing speed and memory from heavy alcohol consumption, and more so than women, a new study concludes.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Take-home test may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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IBM laying off up to 25 percent of 'hardware' division

Big Blue confirms it's commencing workforce cuts, but declines to put a number on the job losses. A source tells CNET the layoffs entail up to 25 percent in the Systems and Technology group.

By Feb. 27, 2014