News tagged with smart phones
Activating the 'mind's eye': Scientists teach blind to read, recognize objects with sounds (w/ Video)
Common wisdom has it that if the visual cortex in the brain is deprived of visual information in early infanthood, it may never develop properly its functional specialization, making sight restoration later ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
The time most of us spend looking at a screen has rapidly increased over the past decade. If we're not at work on the computer, we're likely to stay tuned into the online sphere via a smart phone or tablet. ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Georgia Tech researchers have created a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a smart phone app that helps users lose weight by carefully recording their food consumption.
Overweight and Obesity May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Participants in a "crowdsourcing" challenge in Philadelphia used a smart phone application to locate, photograph and map more than 1,400 automated external defibrillators in public places, according to research ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Curbs on children's daily screen time and delaying the age at which they start "the world's favorite pastime" are urgently needed to stave off the risk of serious health and developmental problems, argues a leading psychologist ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new online tool from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health determines the extent of exposure to radio alcohol advertisements among young people ages 12 to ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Medical research Feb 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
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.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
With more people online and using smart phones, health applications or apps as they are popularly known are being promoted to help with everything from exercising to quitting smoking. A new review ...
Health Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
With a new application developed by a U-M neurologist, better understanding of the anatomy of the peripheral nervous system can be found right on your iPhone.
Neuroscience Jul 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
It's well known that blood donors perform a vital, life-saving community service, but for some, regular blood donation is an important part of staying healthy.
Other Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The internet is giving older people in rural areas a new lease on life, according to a report released today by the University of Adelaide.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A smartphone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities, often with PC-like functionality (PC-mobile handset convergence). There is no industry standard definition of a smartphone. For some, a smartphone is a phone that runs complete operating system software providing a standardized interface and platform for application developers. For others, a smartphone is simply a phone with advanced features like e-mail, Internet and e-book reader capabilities, and/or a built-in full keyboard or external USB keyboard and VGA connector. In other words, it is a miniature computer that has phone capability.
Growth in demand for advanced mobile devices boasting powerful processors, abundant memory, large screens and open operating systems has outpaced the rest of the mobile phone market for several years.
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