News tagged with game

Goals affect feelings of pride and shame

When the St. Louis Cardinals lost the World Series, just how much shame did the players feel? According to researchers at Penn State and Australia's Central Queensland University, a person's goals at the outset of a competence-based ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Who learns from the carrot, and who from the stick?

To flexibly deal with our ever-changing world, we need to learn from both the negative and positive consequences of our behaviour. In other words, from punishment and reward. Hanneke den Ouden from the Donders Institute in ...

Nov 22, 2013
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Does brain training make you smarter?

No one who has kept their head out of the sand over the past several years needs to be told "brain training" is a hot topic. And it's big business too, with advocates using claims such as "personal training ...

Nov 13, 2013
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