News tagged with brain games

Videogame power harnessed for positive goals

Even as videogames come under scrutiny for potential harmful impacts, researchers and developers are touting digital games for positive effects on health, learning and other social goals.

Mar 17, 2013
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Obama tops Twitter highlights for year 2012

A victorious message of "Four more years" accompanied by a picture of US President Barack Obama hugging his wife topped a collection of Year 2012 Twitter highlights released Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2012
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Video gaming prepares brain for bigger tasks

Playing video games for hours on end may prepare your child to become a laparoscopic surgeon one day, a new study has shown. Reorganisation of the brain's cortical network in young men with significant experience playing ...

Sep 24, 2010
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Brain Scans Track Hoop Fans' Happy Memories

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a novel study that used historical tape of a thrilling overtime basketball game between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brain researchers at Duke have found that ...

Feb 09, 2010
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