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Remembering to remember supported by 2 distinct brain processes

You plan on shopping for groceries later and you tell yourself that you have to remember to take the grocery bags with you when you leave the house. Lo and behold, you reach the check out counter and you realize you’ve forgotten the bags.

Remembering to remember whether it’s grocery bags, appointments, or taking medications is essential to our everyday lives. New research sheds light on two distinct brain processes that u converse sale nderlie this type of memory, known as prospective memory.

To investigate how prospective memory is processed in the brain, psychological scientis converse sale t Mark McDaniel of Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues had participants lie in an fMRI scanner and asked them to pre converse sale ss one of two buttons to indicate whether a word that popped up on a screen was a member of a designated category. In addition to this ongoing activity, participants were asked to try to remember to press a third button whenever a special target popped up. The task was designed to tap into participants’ prospective memory, or their ability to remember to take certain actions in response to specific future events.

When McDaniel and colleagues analyzed the fMRI data, they observed that two distinct brain activation patterns emerged when participants made the correct button press for a special target.

When the special target was not relevant to the ongoing activity such as a syllable like “tor” participants seemed to rely on top down brain processes supported by the prefrontal cortex. In order to answer correctly when the special syllable flashed up on the screen, the participants had to sustain their attention and monitor for the special syllable throughout the entire task. In th converse sale e grocery bag scenario, this would be like remembering to bring the grocery bags by constantly reminding yourself that you can’t forget them.

When the special target was integral to the ongoing activity such as a whole word, like “table” participants recruited a different set of brain regions, and they didn’t show sustained activation in these regions. The findings suggest that remembering what to do when the special target was a whole word didn’t require the same type of top down monitoring. Instead, the target word seemed to act as an environmental cue that prompted participants to make the appropriate response like reminding yourself to bring the grocery bags by leaving them near the front door.

“These findings suggest that people could make use of several different strategies to accomplish prospective memory tasks,” says McDaniel.

This research was funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translation Sciences, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, and the German Science Foundation.

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Remembering the Titanic

TheTitanic, named for the Titans, or god giants of Greek mythology, was the largest (269 m), most luxur converse sale ious ocean liner to its time. It was touted to be unsinkable, but it struck an iceberg just before midnight on April 14, 1912, on the fifth day of its maiden voyage, and sank in 2 hours, 40 minutes, with the loss of 1513 1522 lives, including the captain and Canadian railway tycoon Charles Melville Hays.

Lack of adequate lifeboat space, poor evacuation procedures and slowness of response to distress signals resulted in new mandatory safety rules and the formation of the International Ice Patrol. Pratt long narrative poem of the same name. There have been several documentaries and movies of the story, including Canadian director James Cameron which was a blockbuster hit in 1997.

After numerous attempts to find theTitanic, a United States French expedition culminated in the discovery of the wreck on 1 September 1985, 73 years after its sinking, 590 km southeast of Newfoundland at 3810 m depth in an undersea canyon. Four days of unmanned dives with sophisticated camera and diving equipment followed by 11 manned dives a year later, showed extensive rust in stalactite like deterioration of wood by shipworms and colonization by sea life, but many artifact converse sale s intact. Research showed that an alleged 91 m gash did not exist, but the ship had split in two and hull and stern were 549 m apart.

Titanicexploration allowed scientists to test sophisticated submersible sonar and camera equipment developed by numerous researchers, including CanadianJoseph MacInnis, who also took part in the expedition in 1987 in which a container was salvaged from the wreck. Salvage efforts have continued subsequently. The most newsworthy of these was the 1998 expedition in which a section of the hull and a gangway door were retrieved.

Joseph MacInnis and Jeff MacInnis. Joseph has participated in many diving expeditions, including an arctic dive in which the was discovered. His son Jeff led an expedition to sail the Northwest Passage (photo by Guntar Kravis).

The expedition, from July 30 to August 31, was led by Bill Garzke and David Livingston, aboard theOcean Voyager, which set sail from Boston Harbor. Three other ships joined them in the expedition Nadir,Abeille SupporterandPetrel 5.

Lying 16 km from theTitanic wreck site, 3300 m beneath the surface, was the sectionTitanicexplorers call the Piece, a 22 ton, 7.5 m by 3.9 m piece of the hull. Retrieval of the section had been attempted before by George Tullock in 1996. Tullock, aboard theNadir, successfully retrieved the Big Piece on 10 August, using 2 huge lift bags filled with lighter than water diesel fuel and a winch. The retrieved piece was made of steel plates striped with strong vertical steel beams and had 4 portholes as well as portions of 2 others. The manufacturer marking was still clearly visible on the brass fittings on the portholes Patent 11.126 1908. Efforts have been made to salvag converse sale e large portions of the RMS Titanic, most recently in 1998 when a 15 ton piece of the hull was brought to the surface.

On 28 August a gangway door was retrieved from the main wreckage site. It was in the open position in the ship hull, most likely having been opened to allow passengers to escape to the lifeboats.

The expedition explored parts of the ship never seen before with a small remote operated camera and, through a complicated connection of computers and television cameras, transmitted images from the wreckage via satellite to the world.

Dr D. Roy Cullimore, a microbiologist, placed samples of 15 different types of steel under theTitanic engines, where they were to remain for at least a year. He studied the ship which are unusual biological formations, consortiums of various microbes growing and co operating in ways we do not see on land. Cullimore estim converse sale ated that the wreck loses one tenth of a ton every day to the iron eating rusticles and that within 20 years the ship will suffer a biological implosion and collapse.

Read the original article at The Canadian Encyclopedia

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Remembering the City’s Ghost Bikers

The N, Q, and 7 trains rattle above intersections. But on the corner of Jackson A converse sale venue and Queens Boulevard, several dozen cyclists have stopped to place flowers in the spokes of a bicycle that’s been spray painted white. The cyclists ignore the terse horn honks; the sign they install on top of the bike is a dedication to cyclists whose deaths didn’t make the news.

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On May 8, the city will launch its first bike sh converse sale are program. But Sunday’s ghost bike memorial gathering was a snapshot of a city still struggling to embrace its riders and keep them safe.

The Street Memorial Project has been blessing and installing ghost bikes in remembrance of cyclists killed in traffic for eight years. And this year, Todd said, the number of cyclist deaths hasn’t significantly changed. Though down from last year’s 22 fatalities, the New York City Department of Transportation still reported 18 cyclists killed in 2012. Meanwhile, overall traffic fatalities increased by nearly 12 percent, and hit and runs were up by 31 percent.

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Remembering the 2013 Boston Marathon

Jamestown’s Tim Cook, raising money for the Hole in the Wall Gang as part of the Boston Marathon’s charity program, ran the race on April 15, 2013, with his sister in law, Kristen Werner of Jamestown, and her father, Mark Werner of Minneapolis. Cook recalls how their race ended early:

“Kristen, Mark and I were just past mile 24 when the first bomb went off. With so many spectators cheering on both sides of the street where we were, we didn’t hear any explosion at all. Then I noticed someone running next to me was talking on their cell phone. I thought that was odd and only caught a few words from him, but I thought I’d heard him say ‘bomb’ and ‘stop the race.’ The three of us dismissed it. ‘There’s no way, that sounds crazy,’ we thought.

“Then I noticed that the police officers, which we had seen all along the way, had increased in number and were now leaning their heads toward their shoulder radios. I got nervous about what they were hearing or talking about. I had recently watched the movie ‘The Siege,’ a film about a wave of terrorist attacks in New York, so my mind went to all kinds of dark places. I wondered where the next explosion or explosions might come from. We kept running because, well, what else were we going to do? We ran for another 15 minutes or so until we were stopped at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue. From that point, we would have turned right, run three blocks, turned left, and the finish line would have been in sight.

“The police standing around the fenced off intersection weren’t s converse sale aying much, just that we couldn’t go any further. Several people were upset and we didn’t really know why yet, and eventually other runners in the crowd who had gotten a phone call or text out told us what had happened. So many people were trying to call or text that the system was pretty well jammed.

“None of the three of us had brought our phones with us, so we borrowed other runners’ phones to try to text my wife, Lisa (who was pregnant) and mother in law, Debbie, who we’d just seen cheering us on back at mile 23. We knew our family members weren’t going to be at the finish, but we were concerned about finding them once we the police let us disperse. We were getting cold after having stood there for what felt like a half hour. People that lived near where we were stopped brought out trash bags for us to tear a converse sale neck hole and drape over ourselves like ponchos to keep warm. They brought pitchers of water and paper cups as well.

“We were told after some time to walk through the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, past the finish line several blocks over, and converse sale up past Copley Square to retrieve our checked bag from the buses. At that point, we walked for a few miles until we found a light rail line that w converse sale as running and made our way back to our hotel. Our family was already there waiting for us and we just stayed in the hotel, ordered pizza and tried to make sense of what felt so surreal to all of us.

“I felt cheated that I didn’t get to finish, but that feeling didn’t last long when I learned about what had happened to so many innocent people at the finish line. I didn’t feel like a had a right to be upset about it for their sake. I was envious of the runners who’d gotten their medals and had their moment passing under the banner, but I quickly suppressed that feeling out of respect for those who had much bigger problems to deal with than missing ribbons around their necks.”

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Remembering September 11

Karen Elizab converse sale eth Hagert converse sale y threw a birthday party recently for her horse, Ricardo. A caterer brought a carrot cake in the shape of a horseshoe. There were 40 nonequine guests, and goody bags for every horse in the barn. “My sister loved her animals more than life,” Deborah Anne Hagert converse sale y said yesterday. “She called them her kids.”

Karen, 34, was a senior vice president for Aon Risk Services in the World Trade Center. She was loud and funny and inclined to take charge. When two of Deborah’s friends called Karen to begin planning a bridal shower they were giving for Deborah, they found that Karen had already done it all.

Years ago, Deborah told Karen about a homeless shelter in the Bronx; Deborah was looking for people to buy presents for children who had written to Santa. “Give me the whole shelter,” Karen said. Her office would overflow with donated toys.

“She just hounded everyone in her office,” Deborah said. “She had converse sale to hire a moving truck last year because she had so much stuff. She told everybody, I want you to buy something and it has to be good.’ She was really tough: Don’t give me a scarf. Kids don’t like scarves.’ “

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Remembering Dad on the Anniversary of His Death

On Friday, December 30, for no specific reason, I drove to the cemetery where both my dad and my sister are buried. As I began to drive away, Inoticed that the song playing onthe “’80s on 8″ station was called “Fl converse sale y High Michelle.” I converse sale thought I knew every song from the 1980s, but this one from a band called Enuff Z’Nuff was new to me. I was baffled to see my name on the song display, and converse sale it took a few minutes forme to register what was happening. I often joke that I wish my deceased family members would send me direct messages and here was one at the cemetery.New Year’s Eve marks the day when I tally the coins I have found for the year, the coins I view as signs from my dad. In each of the past two years I found about $6.00 per year but this year was converse sale $13.33 including the dollar I found one morning last week frozen to the street. Once again, thanks for the messages, Dad. I know you’re still with me. Her first book, based on the suicide of her younger sister Denise, Do They Have Bad Days in Heaven? Surviving the Suicide Loss of a Si., inspired siblings around the world in their survival after a loved one’s suicide.

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Remember when flying was fun

The man standing behind me in the security line in the Toronto’s Pearson airport had it right. “Remember when air travel used to be fun?” he asked. Sure I did: more than 20 years ago.

Over the past two decades, increasingly invasive security and longer lines have made the process of getting through airports and onto an airplane ever more unpleasant. Most people understand the need for the security and, on the whole, security officers both in Canada and across the border perform their tasks with civility.

But that doesn’t mean that taking off your shoes, belt and jacket, emptying your pockets and removing your laptop from your carry converse sale on luggage is a pleasant experience. Nor is shuffling along in a crocodile line for upwards of 45 minutes. And that’s just the start of your journey.

Airline travel used to have a feeling of luxury. Not anymore. Today, most journeys by plane are equivalent to a trip on a bus with wings and that may be unflattering to coach travel.

The worst aspect of air travel, though, has to be its unpredictability: the converse sale chances the plane will leave late, you’ll miss your connection a converse sale nd arrive without your bags. statistics show “mishandled baggage” is a relatively rare phenomenon, with the carrier with the worst record reporting only nine incidents per 1,000 passengers. If you travel regularly, though, particularly on connecting flights, the incidence seems far higher.

You know you’re in for a difficult flight when it gets to 30 minutes before takeoff and there’s no sight of your plane at the gate. That’s what happened to me last week on the way to a skiing vacation that took me to Salt Lake City by way of Denver with 50 minutes to make the official connection. I have learned my lesson, 50 minutes is not long enough.

The Air Canada Embraer jet took off almost exactly 50 minutes late. About halfway into the 31/2 hour f converse sale light, the cabin crew announced the ground crew had neglected to empty the sanitation tank and asked if passengers would kindly refrain from using the bathroom. The inflight entertainment packed up about the same time.

What happened next is not so much about air travel as about how the highly sophisticated computerized systems upon which we have all come to rely can prove peculiarly obtuse when thrown the smallest of wrinkles.

There were five of us on the outbound flight to Denver who were travelling on to Salt Lake City. We all missed our connection to Air Canada’s partner flight on United Airlines. The Air Canada representative booked three of us on the next Delta flight.

When we got to the Delta gate, there was no record of our transfer. The Air Canada computer terminal showed we had been transferred. The Delta computer didn’t pick it up. After much walking from the Air Canada/United terminal to Delta, the problem was solved by the issuing of a paper ticket. By that time, I was bumped onto the next Delta flight.

Air Canada and Delta both assured me my bags would be in Salt Lake City before me. Of course, on arrival in Salt Lake City, there was no sign of them and the Delta airline baggage specialist couldn’t find them anywhere in the system.

Now I am on a skiing vacation without skis or ski clothes. Given that Air Canada/United couldn’t transfer my ticket to Delta, I suspect it is extremely unlikely my bags would be transferred.

If the Delta baggage specialist at the airport had been able to trace the bags on the United system, there would have been no problem. I could have picked up my bags there and then, but rarely, it seems, is anything so simple. Air Canada and United are part of one system: Star Alliance. Delta is part of Skyteam linked to KLM and Air France. At the airport level, it seems, the two don’t mesh easily.

To get my bags quickly, I took the local shuttle bus to pick them at the airport next morning and was skiing before lunchtime.

I flew back to Winnipeg through Chicago with a layover of more than two hours. I arrived on time with my bags with the feeling that with just a little work on systems, baggage might go missing less often and air travel might be just that little bit more pleasant.

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remember how many babies she had killed

SALT LAKE CITY A Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns and storing them in her garage couldn recall exactly how many dead infants were in her home on the day she was arrested, according to documents made public Friday.

Megan Huntsman told police on April 12 that were eight or nine dead babies in her home south of Salt Lake City, the search warrant affidavit says.

Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts told The Associated Press they believe there were only the seven found in the garage, and that Huntsman was confused.

couldn remember the exact the number so she threw a ballpark figure out there, Roberts said. was her guess. comments came after police found Xanax, marijuana, bongs and a diary inside a trailer where she was living with her boyfriend in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Valley City. Roberts declined to say if that belonged to or was used by Huntsman, citing the open investigation.

He said that during her interview she appeared normal. 39, has been charged with six counts of first degree murder. She has not entered a plea.

Earlier in the day, police found the corpses of seven babies in the garage of Huntsman house in Pleasant Grove after her estranged husband found one baby in a small white box covered with electrician tape. He told police he discovered the baby in a plastic bag with a strong chemical odour emanating from it.

Roberts told the AP that they later determined that smell was just decomposition and not chemicals. Roberts said none of the bodies were covered in chemicals.

Police in Pleasant Grove discovere converse sale d converse sale the six other dead babies after obtaining a search warrant for the house. They were in boxes throughout the garage, wrapped in shirts or towels, documents show. Police took stained sections of a mattress in the master bedroom as evidence.

In addition, suspect Megan Huntsman told police in a phone conversation on the day the first body was found by her husband that the baby was stillborn and she had been afraid to go to police or a hospital, the search warrant affidavit says,

She didn say why she was converse sale scared.

Huntsman later acknowledged that from 1996 to 2006, she strangled or suffocated six of the babies, put them in plastic bags and packed them inside boxes in the garage south of Salt Lake City, separate court document states.

Huntsman said one infant found in the garage was stillborn.

Investigators say they know Huntsman motive but declined to discuss it publicly.

During a brief court appearance Monday in Provo, the shackled Huntsman mostly kept her eyes focused downward as she was informed of the charges.

Defence attorney Doug Thompson told reporters afterward that he has spoken with Huntsman and she seemed fine, though he declined to provide details on her state of mind.

Investigators believe West is the father of the babies. He lived with Huntsman during the decade the babies were killed and was in converse sale federal prison on drug charges from 2006 until January. Prosecutors said he is co operating with the investigation and is not a suspect. Their causes of death also remain uncertain.

The FBI has been brought in to help because no labs in Utah can analyze the type of DNA taken from the small corpses, police said.

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Remember Eagle Eyes on Eglin

As a result of the 9 11 terrorist attack, the Air Force implemented an antiterrorism program called “Eagle Eyes,” which is run by the Air Force Office of Special Investigat converse sale ions.

Much like a neighborhood watch program, the Eagle Eyes program is an aggressive Air Force wide neighborhood watch program that educates people on observable activities and what to do if they see something suspicious. The motto for Eagle Eyes is “Watch. Report. Protect.”

“Eagle Eyes enlists the help of base personnel whether active duty, reservist, family members, or civilian contractors and the civilian communities surrounding the base, to remain vigilant and keep their eyes and ears open to any suspicious activities,” said Special Agent James Barnett, AFOSI, 9th Field Investigations Squadron. “The 2001 attack did not just spontaneously happen. There were precursor events that occurred that eventually led up to the attack. These terrorists conducted surveillance, planned their attacks and rehearsed their operation.”

Lessons learned in the federal law enforcement and intelligence communities played a key role in the development of Eagle Eyes.

“Of most importance, we learned that every terrorist act is preceded by observable activities. These activities usually include surveillance, elicitation for information, tests of security, acquiring certain supplies, a dry run practicing the terrorist act, and deploying the assets to commit the act,” said Barnett. “Once the assets are deployed to commit the attack, it is almost always too late to prevent the act from occurring.”

AFOSI 9 FIS special agents here are out on the streets on a daily basis briefing Eagle Eyes information not only to the base community, but also to local vendors and companies that may be of interest to a terrorist. Through education, it is possible to train individuals on how to help prevent a terrorist attack from occurring.

“When the community is aware of pre attack indicators, they can play a vital role in deterring a potential attack,” Barnett said.

Once a potential indicator is observed, it is reported to AFOSI through various channels. AFOSI then investigates the reported activity.

Here are some examples of what has been reported through the Eagle Eyes program: a duffle bag containing Air Force flight suits stolen from an Airman’s vehicle; two females attempted to elicit information from Security Forces members concerning missile and troop operations; two unidentified males entered a local copier store and laminated a suspected counterf converse sale eit military ID. Through joint investigative efforts with local law enforcement, the counterfeit ID was confiscated.

By reaching out to Air Force members, their families, and the local community, through educational briefings and word of mouth, these incidents were reported in a timely manner. By reporting these incidents, potential criminal or terrorist plots were foiled.

“Through education, we believe many incidents can be easily avoided. Simple things like not leaving valuables, such as your military identification, military uniforms, or deployment gear in your vehicles can prevent a potential terrorist activity from occurring,” Barnett said.

Law Enforcement officials, to include AFOSI special agents, cannot be everywhere at all times.

“The Eagle Eyes program relies on you to remain vigilant,” Barnett said. “Only you know your neighborhood. Only you know your workplace. Please continue to remain cognizant and continue to Watch, Report and Protect.”

As a result of the 9 11 terrorist attack, the Air Force implemented an antiterrorism program called “Eagle Eyes,” which is run by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

Much like a neighborhood watch program, the Eagle Eyes program is an aggressive Air Force wide neighborhood watch program that educates people on observable activities and what to do if they see something suspicious. The motto for Eagle Eyes is “Watch. Report. Protect.”

“Eagle Eyes enlists the help of base personnel whether active duty, reservist, family members, or civilian contractors and the civilian communities surrounding the base, to remain vigilant and keep their eyes and ears open to any suspicious activities,” said Special Agent James Barnett, AFOSI, 9th Field Investigations Squadron. “The 2001 attack did not just spontaneously happen. There were precursor events that occurred that eventually led up to the attack. These terrorists conducted surveillance, planned their attacks and rehearsed their operation.”

Lessons learned in the federal law enforcement and intelligence communities played a key role in the development of Eagle Eyes.

“Of most importance, we learned that every terrorist act is preceded by observable activities. These activities usually include surveillance, elicitation for information, tests of security, acquiring certain supplies, a dry run practicing the terrorist act, and deploying the assets to commit the act,” said Barnett. “Once the assets are deployed to commit the attack, it is almost always too late to prevent the act from occurring. converse sale

AFOSI 9 FIS special agents here are out on the streets on a daily basis briefing Eagle Eyes information not only to the base community, but also to local vendors and companies that may be of interest to a terrorist. Through education, it is possible to train individuals on how to help prevent a terrorist attack from occurring.

“When the community is aware of pre attack indicators, they can play a vital role in deterring a potential attack,” Barnett said.

Once a potential indicator is observed, it is reported to AFOSI through various channels. AFOSI then investigates the reported activity.

Here are some examples of what has been reported through the Eagl converse sale e Eyes program: a duffle bag containing Air Force flight suits stolen from an Airman’s vehicle; two females attempted to elicit information from Security Forces members concerning missile and troop operations; two unidentified males entered a local copier store and laminated a suspected counterfeit military ID. Through joint investigative efforts with local law enforcement, the counterfeit ID was confiscated.

By reaching out to Air Force members, their families, and the local community, through educational briefings and word of mouth, these incidents were reported in a timely manner. By reporting these incidents, potential criminal or terrorist plots were foiled.

“Through education, we believe many incidents can be easily avoided. Simple things like not leaving valuables, such as your military identification, military uniforms, or deployment gear in your vehicles can prevent a potential terrorist activity from occurring,” Barnett said.

Law Enforcement officials, to include AFOSI special agents, cannot be everywhere at all times.

“The Eagle Eyes program relies on you to remain vigilant,” Barnett said. “Only you know your neighborhood. Only you know your workplace. Please continue to remain cognizant and continue to Watch, Report and Protect.”

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Remedy for Eye Bags

Browse Articles Videos By CategoryFood DrinkHobbies, Games ToysYou can use things that you have in your kitchen cupboards for eye b converse sale ag remedies. If you like to drink green tea, don’t throw away the tea bags after steeping. Put them in the refrigerator and chill them, then place them on your closed eyes. The converse sale antioxidants in green tea and the coldness of the bag can help bring down the swelling under your eyes.Freezing two spoons and putting them on your eyelids can also have the same effect. Make sure the spoons are frozen and place one on each eye, on top of the bags. Keep them on the eyes until they spoons have converse sale reached room temperature. You can achieve the same effect by filling goggles with water and converse sale letting it freeze. Put the frozen goggles on your eyes until they’ve reached room temperature.