Psychology & Psychiatry

How much stress are Germany's eSports players under?

"The stresses and strains reported by eSports players do not differ much from those felt among the general public." These are the findings of the second eSport study of the German Sport University Cologne which was presented ...

Health

Smartphone texting linked to compromised pedestrian safety

Smartphone texting is linked to compromised pedestrian safety, with higher rates of 'near misses' and failure to look left and right before crossing a road than either listening to music or talking on the phone, indicates ...

Pediatrics

Can apps make your kids smarter?

(HealthDay)—Smartphones, tablets and laptops are everywhere, and young children are fascinated by them. Now, new research suggests that parents might be able to harness that curiosity and use apps on the devices to boost ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New tool to assess digital addiction in children

A new study developed and validated a tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices. The study, which found that more than 12% of children ages 9-12 years were at risk of addiction to digital devices ...

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