Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
Wouldn't it be amazing if our bodies prepared us for future events that could be very important to us, even if there's no clue about what those events will be?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 2.9 / 5 (21) | 11 |
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers should steer clear of prolonged video gaming if they want a good night's sleep, new research from Flinders University shows.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research, launched today and funded by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI), shows that playing video games can help older people improve their balance and make them less ...
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from Australia's Vision Centre have demonstrated a quick, accurate test under lights for one of the world's leading causes of blindness.
Ophthalmology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New study uses video cards to bring effective, inexpensive supercomputing to hospitals for safer CT scans
Video gamers are generally the biggest consumers of computer graphics cards, using the devices to boost the speed and resolution of their digital quests to fend off invading extraterrestrials or outwit hostile ...
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Compared with rest and sedentary video game play, active video gaming with dancing and boxing were associated with increased heart rate, oxygen uptake and energy expenditure in a study of 18 school children in England, according ...
Pediatrics Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Can video games help patients with cancer, diabetes, asthma, depression, autism and Parkinson's disease? A new publication by researchers from the University of Utah, appearing in the Sept ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Teens who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games may be more likely than those who don't to become reckless drivers who experience increases in automobile accidents, police stops and willingness to drink and drive, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Odds are that you imagine gamblers as people simply trying to get lucky and win a big payoff. But when Natasha Schull, an associate professor in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), began ...
Addiction Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using bioluminescent proteins from a jellyfish, a team of scientists has lit up the inside of a neuron, capturing spectacular video footage that shows the movement of proteins throughout the cell.
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Active video games, also known as "exergames," are not the perfect solution to the nation's sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active.
Health Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A French researcher has built a device allowing disabled people to write or draw on a computer screen using only their eyes, a report said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
To test the effect of food segmentation, 98 college students were given tubes of stacked potato chips to munch on while watching a movie in class. Red-colored potato chips had been inserted at regular intervals into some ...
Health Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Deakin University health researchers have found pre-schoolers who play interactive video games, such as Wii, have better motor skills.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |