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Imagery an Effective Way to Enhance Memory, Reduce False Memories, Psychology Study Finds

Posted On April 11, 2016
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ATLANTA—Using imagery is an effective way to improve memory and decrease certain types of false memories, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

Their study examined how creating images affected the ability to accurately recall conceptually related word lists as well as rhyming word lists. People who were instructed to create images of the… more »

Sociologists Get NSF Grant to Study Effects of Community Land Trusts on Low-Income Families

ATLANTA–Georgia State University sociologists and their colleagues at the City University of New York (CUNY) have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study community land trusts (CLTs), one way American cities can address the shortages of safe, affordable housing and their effects on residents.

The researchers will examine how much… more »

Nanoparticles Show Promise for Treating Intestinal Inflammation, Biomedical Research Study Finds

ATLANTA—Nanoparticles designed to block a cell-surface molecule that plays a key role in inflammation could be a safe treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University and Southwest University in China.

The scientists developed nanoparticles, or microscopic particles, to reduce the expression of… more »