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Online game has impact as “vaccine” against fake news

Online game has impact as “vaccine” against fake news

A game devised to make players better at spotting fake news and misinformation, has the intended effect in Sweden, Greece, Germany and Poland.

Research-backed games to train your brain

Research-backed games to train your brain

Researchers have designed and developed three digital games to help children and adults improve their cognitive skills.

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Researchers designed a video game to improve mindfulness in middle schoolers and found that when young people played the game, they showed changes in areas of their brains that underlie attention.

Human ‘check engine’ lights not far away

Human ‘check engine’ lights not far away

A scientist thinks the future of health care looks like the blinking check engine light on the dashboard of your car.

Game changer: New software for stroke rehab

Game changer: New software for stroke rehab

A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke and change the way rehabilitation is delivered in hospitals and homes.

Video game to treat children with ADHD

Video game to treat children with ADHD

Researchers have developed advanced brain-computer interface technology that harnesses machine learning to personalise brain-training for children with ADHD.

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