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Virtual reality helps paraplegic patients gain control

Virtual reality therapy

Technology can change lives. Need proof? Researchers have proved that long-term training with a brain-machine system can induce partial recovery in paraplegic patients. The results were astonishing. After training, the patients regained voluntary motor control in key muscles. The study, led by Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis, noted, “…at the end …

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How Internet can help you lose weight

Losing weight

Internet can help you lose weight. There’s no doubt about it. The key is to use the disruptive medium to your advantage.  Internet offers the ability to connect to almost anyone which is its biggest strength. But how does it help with weight loss? While we’re in the process of …

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Games make learning new languages easier

Language learning and games

Learning a new language is difficult but not impossible. Interaction is the key concept in learning new languages faster. And, a bunch of people from Cornell University have created a game for just that — interacting with others to grasp a foreign language quicker. The interactive game, called ‘Crystallize’, is a …

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Can online games alter our prejudices?

Video Game psychology

We do not summarize or talk about researches that talk about ideas that people are generally aware of. We want to put forward articles that empower people, giving them insights or information that is not readily available in the public domain. In many ways, this article stands as an example …

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