Onscreen, Michael Mendoza's digital avatar stands before a wonderland of cakes and sweets, but his message is all business: "I. Get. Frustrated when people push me and call me - and call me - a teacher's pet!"
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although additional rigorous clinical trials are warranted, the literature suggests that video games can be useful in improving a variety of health outcomes, particularly those in the areas ...
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two years ago, at a meeting on science and education, Richard Davidson challenged video game manufacturers to develop games that emphasize kindness and compassion instead of violence and aggression.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Playing violent shooting video games can improve firing accuracy and influence players to aim for the head when using a real gun finds a new study in Communication Research.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
In sports, on a game show, or just on the job, what causes people to choke when the stakes are high? A new study by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggests that when there ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin and more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (9) | 4 |
A team led by psychology professor Ian Spence at the University of Toronto reveals that playing an action videogame, even for a relatively short time, causes differences in brain activity and improvements in visual attention.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Many athletes with asthma may not be using the best treatment for their condition and could be putting their long term health at risk, according to a roundup by journalist Sophie Arie published by the BMJ today.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Soccer fans' testosterone and cortisol levels go up when watching a game, but don't further increase after a victory, according to a study published Apr. 18 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours when a baby is present, a new psychology study at the University of Warwick suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- In a new study, about 6 percent of eighth graders admitted they had participated in the "choking game," in which blood and oxygen to the brain are cut off with a rope or belt to produce a euphoric ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exercising, eating a healthy diet and playing brain games may help you keep your wits about you well into your 80s and even 90s, advises a new book by researchers at George Mason University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent computer games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now questioning the entire ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In response to an urgent call from public health, health care, child care, and fitness practitioners, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), with assistance from multiple partners, has developed two important ...
Health Mar 27, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Experts from the Rush Pain Center at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to offer patients a neurostimulation system that uses new, motion sensor technology found in smart phones and Wii video gaming systems ...
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