News tagged with smart phones

3Qs: Two thumbs down

Mobile-​​phone users who send dozens—or even hun­dreds—of text mes­sages per day may have begun to notice pain, tin­gling or numb­ness in their thumbs from exces­sive button pushing. Northeastern ...

Aug 30, 2012
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Neuromarketing

Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.

Aug 28, 2012
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A therapist in your pocket

Brooding in your apartment on Saturday afternoon? A new smart phone intuits when you're depressed and will nudge you to call or go out with friends.

Feb 07, 2012
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Skip the gym? You'll pay

If, in New Years past, a steadfast resolution to get your butt to the gym has resulted in your butt remaining steadfastly planted on your couch, it may be time to introduce your butt to hyperbolic discounting.

Jan 06, 2012
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