A small electrical zap to the brain could help you retrieve a forgotten memory

The Summary of the report: ” Psychologists have provided strong evidence that a certain region of the brain plays a critical role in memory recall. The research also shows for the first time that using an electrical current to stimulate that region, the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex, improves people’s ability to retrieve memories. “ For […]

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There are only two problems you can have in detection work— Part 2

This is the second part of this series. Click here to read the first part. Shaping response to odor Now when your dog finds target odor pause do not pay right away. If she stays with her nose in the tube mark and pay this. Many dogs will leave the odor when you delay reward, […]

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Memories are strengthened via brainwaves produced during sleep, new study shows

Researchers use medical imaging to map areas involved in recalling learned information while we slumber Date:May 15, 2019 Source:Concordia UniversitySummary:New research brings us closer to understanding how learned information turns into reliable memories during sleep. For the full article click the link:

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There are only two problems you can have in detection work:

1. the dog is not alerting on the target odor2. she is alerting on things other than target odor A rather simplistic view I know but let’s start to unpack how that could be and what we can do to avoid both problems from the start. This will be the first of several posts presenting […]