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Why are some experts skeptical about subliminal influence?
There was once a legitimate scientific controversy over whether subliminal perception really occurs or not. The question was whether someone can perceive something unconsciously. All kinds of experiments were performed to try to prove that we were...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Subliminal Persuasion: References
(1957). " Persuaders' Get Deeply 'Hidden' Tool: Subliminal Projection " Advertising Age , Vol 37, page 127, September 16, 1957. Benes, Kathryn M.., Gutkin, Terry B., Decker, T. Newell, (1990) "The effects of mellow and frenetic music on...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Hel, Hela
Norse Goddess of Death, Ruler of the underworld. Teutonic Goddess of the kingdom of the dead, not considered as a place of punishment. Daughter of Loki and Angurboda, and sister of the Midgard serpent of the ocean encircling the Earth, and of the devouring...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
How and Why Does Subliminal Influence Work?
We have an intuitive view of perception that is simple and compelling. We assume that energy from our environment tickles our sensory organs, which then just deliver it as images to the brain. The objects exist out in reality, so we see them. Then we think...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis refers to just about any situation where we respond to verbal suggestions in a particular special way. This involves a mentally very flexible condition where our imagination and fantasy are more free and more vivid. A series of instructions, called...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis

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semantic access dyslexia - Brain
mission directly from the visual word-form to the semantic system ('direct ... damage to one or other of these routes, phonemic (deep) dyslexia and semantic.
SD-Squared: On the Association Between Semantic Dementia and
the association between semantic dementia and surface dyslexia, a phenomenon that the authors have dubbed SD-squared. Keywords: surface dyslexia ...
Effects of Word Abstractness in a Connectionist Model of Deep
fewer semantic features. The behavior of this network under a variety of “lesions” reproduces the main effects of abstractness on deep dyslexic reading: better ...
The neural basis of surface dyslexia in semantic dementia
loss of semantic memory. SD patients often present with surface dyslexia, a relatively selective impairment in reading low- frequency words with exceptional or ...
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language: 10: Deep dyslexia
Data from deep dyslexia. Marshall & Newcombe (1973). 5.

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Multidisciplinary investigation links backward-speech trait and working memory
Genius app for Android shows words for ANY song you're playing
The quick fix for not knowing lyrics is to replace words with ones that sound very similar, but also very wrong. A new app can save you from the embarrassment by displaying the lyrics of a specific song as the artist sings them.
Elephants Rarely Get Cancer, Now We Know Why
The massive mammals have a much lower incidence of cancer than one would expect, given their size and long life span. It's a phenomenon popularized by Oxford University epidemiologist Richard Peto, called Peto's paradox, that larger animals have lower ...
Research base for improved classroom learning: Brain or behavior?
Document co-citation analysis is a bibliometric method used to delineate a discipline's semantic or intellectual structure. If document A cites documents B and C, then B and C are co-cited. Two documents that have high co-citation counts are ....
The neuroscience of 'happy' and 'sad' jazz improvisation
In other studies, brain areas known to be important in the semantic processing of language were heavily involved in the creative process.

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Semantic dyslexia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Semantic dyslexia is, as the name suggests, a subtype of the group of cognitive disorders known as Alexia (acquired dyslexia). Those who suffer from semantic ...
Dyslexia | Education.com
Jul 20, 2010 People with semantic dyslexia may say an antonym, a synonym, or a subordinate of a word instead of the word proper. For example, they ...
There are Many Types of Dyslexia - Mind Publications
Therefore, dyslexia refers to a marked difficulty in reading and/or ... In Semantic Dyslexia, a person distorts the meaning of a word or incorrectly reads a word ...
semantic access dyslexia - Brain
mission directly from the visual word-form to the semantic system ('direct ... damage to one or other of these routes, phonemic (deep) dyslexia and semantic.
Semantic impairment with and without surface dyslexia: Implications
Semantic impairment with and without surface dyslexia: Implications for models of reading. Blazely AM(1), Coltheart M, Casey BJ. Author information: (1)Sydney  ...

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