News tagged with gaming experiences

Players love the game not the gore

The next time a loved one brandishes a virtual shotgun in their favorite video game, take heart. That look of glee, says a new study, likely stems from the healthy pleasure of mastering a challenge rather ...

dateJan 16, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Facebook and Spotify to stream music

Facebook and Spotify are collaborating on a streaming music service at the world's largest online social network, according to a report Wednesday by business magazine Forbes.

dateMay 26, 2011 in Internet
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Children evaluate educational games

Is it possible to create suitable and amusing educational computer games? Can you use qualities from other types of games? And what do the children really think of these kinds of games? Wolmet Barendregt ...

dateSep 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Why whistleblowing doesn't come easily

Research from our Department of Computer Science has found an explanation for why we often believe gossip more than our own personal experiences. The study also gives a biological explanation as to why it ...

dateDec 16, 2014 in Social Sciences
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