(Medical Xpress)—People are quick to point the finger or dismiss the effect of violent video games as a factor in criminal behavior. New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
Five year-olds who watch TV for three or more hours a day are increasingly likely to develop antisocial behaviours, such as fighting or stealing by the age of seven, indicates research published online in Archives of Disease in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The more choices people have, the riskier the decisions they make, according to a new study which sheds light on how we behave when faced with large amounts of information.
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(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide has studied the behaviour of young people lured into internet gambling through so-called 'free-play' or 'practice' modes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto have shown that playing shooting or driving videogames, even for a relatively short time, improves the ability to search for a target hidden among irrelevant distractions in complex ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Playing video games for an hour each day can improve subsequent performance on cognitive tasks that use similar mental processes to those involved in the game, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal ...
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A new study suggests that people get frustrated when they are offered the opportunity to cheat or steal and that chance is then taken away from them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Kirk and Spock may not need a Vulcan mind meld to share cognition: Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have found that our cold reasoning and hot feelings may be more intimately connected than previously ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Barmy behaviour leads to a happy life according to new book on the work of British psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott
Obsessively playing Angry Birds on your phone or watching cult films on loop is 'barmy' behaviour that can actually lead to a happy life according to British psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott whose work is the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UT Arlington researchers are creating individualized, patient-centered rehabilitation software systems that will promote and support physical therapy for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Much to the chagrin of parents who think their kids should spend less time playing video games and more time studying, time spent playing action video games can actually make dyslexic children read better. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Neuroscientists should help to develop compelling digital games that boost brain function and improve well-being, say two professors specializing in the field in a commentary article published in the science journal Nature.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Laparoscopic surgeons may improve certain aspects of surgical performance by regularly playing on a Nintendo Wii, according to research published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Gregorio Patrizi and co ...
Surgery Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Microsoft Kinect game controller could cut the US healthcare bill by up to $30 billion by allowing physicians and other medics to interact with patients remotely so reducing the number of hospital visits ...
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