Archive: 1/02/2011

Virtually feeling fat

Greasy food and a lack of exercise aren't the only things that can make you feel fat -- now you can add virtual reality and being poked by a stick to the list.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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EA sees bright digital future despite loss

US videogame giant Electronic Arts (EA) on Tuesday reported a deepened loss in the last quarter but saw a bright future as players opt increasingly for online play and digital downloads.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Business
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A new model for studying Parkinson's

Evidence is steadily mounting that genetic factors play an important role in many cases of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a study published February 2, 2011, online in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from the Ecole ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Sleep selectively stores useful memories

After a good night's sleep, people remember information better when they know it will be useful in the future, according to a new study in the Feb. 2 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that the brain ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Neuroscience
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