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June 5, 2018
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Video game system technology helping physical therapists, athletic trainers

New studies from MU researchers provide evidence that video game technology can help health care providers discover injury risk and track rehabilitation progress among athletes, patients COLUMBIA, Mo. – Motion-based lab technology can help physical therapists, clinicians and athletic trainers … Continue reading

January 5, 2016
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This video game can help treat and diagnose lazy eye in children

U students win national competition for video game completely controlled by eye movement For the second year in a row, student video game developers from the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) have won Best Student Game in … Continue reading

February 7, 2014
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Brain Scans Show We Take Risks Because We Can’t Stop Ourselves

AUSTIN, Texas — A new study correlating brain activity with how people make decisions suggests that when individuals engage in risky behavior, such as drunk driving or unsafe sex, it’s probably not because their brains’ desire systems are too active, but … Continue reading

October 2, 2013
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Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface

University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain interface, with one researcher able to send a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher. Using electrical brain … Continue reading

December 15, 2012
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Derek Nowrouzezahrai’s CGI Research Used in Walt Disney productions

In 1985, a computer science team at Université de Montréal made animated film history by creating one of the first ever digital characters, named Tony de Peltrie. Their six-minute film, which received a standing ovation by computer graphics designers at … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
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Meet the ‘Plumbers’ Powering ‘Halo 4’ Infinity Multiplayer

Members of 343 Industries talk to the Microsoft News Center about the infrastructure behind the “Halo 4” Infinity Multiplayer suite and the video game industry’s shift to a world of 24/7 live services. REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 31, 2012 — … Continue reading

October 4, 2012
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Obama, Romney supporters: R-E-S-P-E-C-T (just a little bit)

ANN ARBOR— It’s a common refrain during the political season—Republicans and Democrats talk past one another. They claim they live in different universes or come from different species, with little hope for extending empathy across the political aisle. But University … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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Video Games Can Teach How To Shoot Guns More Accurately And Aim For The Head

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin – and more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found. … Continue reading