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cognitive

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Mario develops awareness, plays his own game

A team of researchers has programmed an AI into Nintendo's Super Mario Advance, so that he can play his own game according to his feelings.

By January 18, 2015

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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 September 19, 2013

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Pining for your iPhone can numb the brain, study says

Technically Incorrect: Researchers from the University of Missouri say that iPhone separation anxiety can cause you to perform poorly on cognitive tests.

By January 10, 2015

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Robots learn to cook by watching YouTube

When it comes to learning how to cook, it turns out that robots may not be so different from humans after all... or are they?

By January 20, 2015

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Mice implanted with human brain cells become smarter

Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.

By December 2, 2014

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There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By November 10, 2014

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Gracenote creates one music interface to rule them all

Gracenote announced a new feature for its automotive platform that will let automakers set a common interface for music coming from any audio source.

By November 13, 2014

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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

By August 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Drunk people know what they're doing (and don't care), says research

Researchers are the University of Missouri College of Arts and Science conclude that alcohol merely cuts out our natural "alarm signals."

By August 13, 2014