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Sisu: The Finnish Concept of Inner Strength

By |2019-08-26T02:46:23+03:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Sisu is a Finnish concept described as stoic determination, the tenacity of purpose, grit, bravery, resilience, and hardiness. It is generally considered not to have a literal equivalent in English but likely a cognate of Indian term vīrya derived from Avestan Verethragna meaning "smiting of [...]

What is Visual Memory?

By |2019-08-25T01:34:00+03:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Visual memory describes the relationship between perceptual processing and the encoding, storage, and retrieval of the resulting neural representations. Visual memory occurs over a broad time range spanning from eye movements to years in order to visually navigate to a previously visited location. Visual memory [...]

The Tetris Effect

By |2019-08-14T02:38:53+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The Tetris effect occurs when people devote so much time and attention to an activity that it begins to pattern their thoughts, mental images, and dreams. The Tetris effect takes its name from the video game Tetris. People who played Tetris for a prolonged amount of time [...]