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Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Cognitive motor training helps in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia, as demonstrated for the first time in a study by an international team of researchers .

Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game

Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game

Video games offer students obvious respite from the stresses of studies and, now, a study has found they could benefit surgical skills training.

Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with AI and a game

Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with AI and a game

Researchers combined motion analysis that uses smartphone application and machine learning that uses an anomaly detection method, thereby developing a technique to easily screen for carpal tunnel syndrome.

Exercise caution after working out in VR

Exercise caution after working out in VR

Researchers have investigated the aftereffects of playing one of the most popular VR exergames on aspects of vision, cognition, and self-reported VR sickness.

Robots encourage risk-taking behaviour in humans

Robots encourage risk-taking behaviour in humans

“The Robot made me do it” - research has shown robots can encourage humans to take greater risks in a simulated gambling scenario than they would if there was nothing to influence their behaviours.

How humans use objects to solve problems

How humans use objects to solve problems

What's SSUP? The Sample, Simulate, Update cognitive model developed by MIT researchers learns to use tools like humans do.

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