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 |
There may be a way for older people to prevent natural aging of their minds, and it could be as simple as playing a video game.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Discovery of ways to optimize light sources for vision could lead to billions of dollars in energy savings
Vision researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have made a groundbreaking discovery into the optimization of light sources to human vision. By tuning lighting devices to work more efficiently with the human brain the ...
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 3 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
For the first time, the positive effects of computer games on thoughts, emotions and behaviour will be the subject of closer scrutiny by social psychologists. A total of three studies will explore how, to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
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 |
Brain researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have discovered that we explore the world with our eyes in a different way than previously thought. Their results advance our understanding of how healthy observers and neurological ...
Neuroscience Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Both boys and girls who play video games tend to be more creative, regardless of whether the games are violent or nonviolent, according to new research by Michigan State University scholars.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 3
Fourteen-year-olds who were frequent video gamers had more gray matter in the rewards center of the brain than peers who didn't play video games as much - suggesting that gaming may be correlated to changes in the brain, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents of young children who show extreme behaviour problems and a lack of empathy or remorse may find new hope from research at the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Over the past several years, many studies have found that people who regularly play action video games outperform people who dont on tasks that involve perception and cognition. However, a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Looking online for medical information? Viewers beware, doctors caution. After reviewing the most frequently watched YouTube videos about movement disorders, a group of neurologists found that the people in the videos often ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 21, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study provides the first experimental evidence that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |