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Four predictions about how brain stimulation will make us smarter

Four predictions about how brain stimulation will make us smarter

Now the intelligence-agency version of DARPA, known as IARPA, has created a program that will look at whether brain stimulation might be combined with exercise, nutrition, and games to even more dramatically enhance human performance. As Raja Parasuraman, a George Mason University psychology professor who is advising an IARPA team, puts it, “The end goal is to improve fluid intelligence—that is, to make people smarter.”

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Dr. Parasuraman, Chief Guest at Conference in India

Dr. Parasuraman, Chief Guest at Conference in India

"Physical exercise, nutritious diet, meditation and cognitive stimulation can enhance mental function in older adults as these activities have a positive effect on brain," opined professor Raja Parasuraman from George Mason University, Virginia, USA while speaking at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Cognition and Health.

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The Disadvantages of Automation

The Disadvantages of Automation

Dr. Raja Parasuraman, a leading expert in automation, with his long-standing research in human performance in human-machine systems, is quoted in an article in "The Atlantic" discussing the concerns behind our trust in automation.

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CENTEC wins 16th Annual Award for Scholarship

CENTEC wins 16th Annual Award for Scholarship

Congratulations to CENTEC director, Dr. Raja Parasuraman, and the entire CENTEC team on receiving the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 16th Annual Award for Scholarship. "For the past 15 years, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences has highlighted and recognized faculty members for their consistent excellence in recent scholarship. This year however, for the first time in its history, CHSS is honoring an individual faculty member and an entire center." CENTEC will be recognized at the Celebration of Scholarship on Nov. 12, 2012.

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Andre  Garcia's Summer Internship:  BATMAN Technology

Andre Garcia's Summer Internship: BATMAN Technology

See CENTEC Scholar, Andre Garcia, discuss his summer internship working at the Human Performance Wing at Wright Paterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Read about Mr. Garcia's work on a project which is known as BATMAN (Battlefield Air Targeting Man-Aided kNowledge).

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