Pico projector used in eye based video gaming system
Relationships get help from social networking games
(PhysOrg.com) -- Think social network games are just for kids? A recent Michigan State University study found that many adults are playing games such as Facebooks Farmville to help initiate, develop and ...
Trevor Pinch links app usage to personality types
(PhysOrg.com) -- What "appitype" are you? The Appthusiast? The Live Wire? The Appcentric?
Cartoon news is the future: Hong Kong media mogul
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has never been a man to mince words, especially when it comes to what he insists is the future of journalism -- cartoon news.
Teen obesity could shrink Australian lifespans
Health experts warned Wednesday that Australia's life expectancy could be sent into reverse after a new study found alarming levels of obesity among teenagers.
Video games lead to faster decisions that are no less accurate
Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster. The researchers found that video game players develop ...
Playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on adolescent sleep
A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests that playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on the sleep of older male teens.
Game on? Video-game ownership may interfere with young boys' academic functioning
Parents of young boys may want to encourage moderation when it comes to their kids' video game habits. According to new findings in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, owning a vide ...
Video games may help combat depression in older adults
Research at the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests a novel route to improving the symptoms of subsyndromal depression (SSD) in seniors ...
Family support helps African-American boys with depression
(PhysOrg.com) -- Teen African-American boys cope with their depression by getting support from relatives, but feel apprehensive about seeking professional help, a new study says.
Yahoo plugs into Facebook to become more popular
(AP) -- Yahoo Inc. will lean more heavily on Facebook's popularity as it tries to give people more reasons to stay on its Web site.
'Champions' to unleash virtual heroes and foes
(AP) -- Think you can do better than Stan Lee? Launching next month, the new massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Champions Online" will let gamers create their own virtual superheroes. Sorry, no Spider-Men or ...
'Brain exercises' may delay memory decline in dementia
People who engage in activities that exercise the brain, such as reading, writing, and playing card games, may delay the rapid memory decline that occurs if they later develop dementia, according to a study published in the ...
National study finds nearly 1 in 10 youth gamers addicted to video games
Parents have been saying for years that their kids are "addicted" to video games, but a new study by an Iowa State University psychology professor is the first to actually report that pathological patterns ...