News tagged with virtual environment
Virtual reality allows researchers to measure brain activity during behavior at unprecedented resolution
Researchers have developed a new technique which allows them to measure brain activity in large populations of nerve cells at the resolution of individual cells. The technique, reported today in the journal Nature, has be ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Leaving the house in the morning may seem simple, but with every move we make, our brains are working feverishly to create maps of the outside world that allow us to navigate and to remember ...
Neuroscience May 03, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In a world-first study, researchers at the Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI) at the University of Sydney may have found a new way to help the Parkinson's disease patients who experience walking problems.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Just as a global positioning system (GPS) helps find your location, the brain has an internal system for helping determine the body's location as it moves through its surroundings.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The benefits of virtual worlds can be used to help autistic children develop social skills beyond their anticipated levels, suggest early findings from new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A small study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers found that online virtual communities may be an effective way to train patients in meditation and other mind/body techniques. The ability to learn and practice ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgical residents perform better in OR if they receive structured training in simulated environment
New research has shown that surgical residents who received structured training in a simulated environment perform significantly better when they start operating on patients.
Surgery Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Having virtual super-powers in a game may incite people to better behavior in the real world, according to research published January 30 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Robin Rosenberg and colleagues from Stanford Univer ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new position paper by researchers at the European Centre for the Environment and Human Health (ECEHH - part of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry) and the University of Birmingham has compared the benefits ...
Health May 30, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |