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January 29, 2020

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Trash Talk Hurts, Even When It Comes from a Robot

Trash talking has a long and colorful history of flustering game opponents, and now researchers have demonstrated that discouraging words can be perturbing even when uttered by a ... read more

Computer Scientists Develop New Tool That Generates Videos from Themed Text

A global team of computer scientists have developed ''Write-A-Video'', a new tool that generates videos from themed text. Using words and text editing, the tool automatically determines which scenes ... read more

Schools of Molecular 'Fish' Could Improve Display Screens

Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' The fish in this case are minute disruptions in the orientations of the molecules that make up solutions ... read more

New Research Analyzes Video Game Player Engagement

In the video game industry, the ability for gaming companies to track and respond to gamers' post-purchase play opens up new opportunities to enhance gamer engagement and retention and increase video ... read more
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Virtual Reality, Real Injuries: How to Reduce Physical Risk in VR

Carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, eye-strain headaches -- these are all well-known side effects of prolonged computer use. But what happens when you step away from the desktop and into virtual reality? ... read more

Elite-Level Video Gaming Requires New Protocols in Sports Medicine

Study authors note multiple health issues including blurred vision from excessive screen time, neck and back pain from poor posture, carpal tunnel syndrome from repetitive motion, metabolic ... read more

Interactive Avatar Boosts Performance of Children With ADHD

A new study has shown that an interactive avatar, which gives both instructions and feedback on the attention of the learner, can improve the performance of ADHD children on a complex problem-solving ... read more

Choose Your Own Adventure

Researchers have developed a novel tool that will enable user-experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing ... read more

Decoding How Kids Get Into Hacking

New research has identified characteristics and gender-specific behaviors in kids that could lead them to become juvenile hackers. The researchers assessed responses from 50,000 teens from around the ... read more

Personality and Motivation in Relation to Internet Gaming Disorder

A new study examining the relationships among personality, motivation, and internet gaming disorder (IGD) found that predictors of IGD include male gender, neurotic and introverted personality ... read more

Customers Feel More Accomplished When Progress Tracked in Round Numbers

The study shows reaching a goal expressed in round numbers results in higher levels of customer satisfaction. That was particularly true when the final goal was still distant. Hitting intermediate ... read more

This Deep Neural Network Fights Deepfakes

Researchers have developed a deep neural network architecture that can identify manipulated images at the pixel level with high precision by studying the boundaries of objects in the ... read more

Myth-Busting Study Reveals That Gamblers Can't Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages

It's a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that's due for the next big payout. But can players -- ... read more

Game-Theory Research Better Allocates Military Resources, Fight Cancer

A game-theory research using artificial intelligence may help treat cancer and other diseases, improve cybersecurity, deploy Soldiers and assets more efficiently and even win a poker ... read more

Internet Communities Can Teach Amateurs to Build Personalized Governments

Self-governing internet communities, in the form of games, social networks or informational websites, create their own rule systems that help groups of anonymous users work ... read more

AI Beats Professionals in Six-Player Poker

An artificial intelligence program has defeated leading professionals in six-player no-limit Texas hold'em poker, the world's most popular form of ... read more

How Social Movements Can Use Virtual Worlds

Online virtual worlds can help social movements raise awareness and create safe spaces for their members, according to a new study. The research examined how an LGBT group used a virtual world for ... read more

Want to Boost Creativity? Try Playing Minecraft

Video games that foster creative freedom can increase creativity under certain conditions, according to new research. The experimental study compared the effect of playing Minecraft, with or without ... read more

Video Games Offer Clues to Help Curb Animal Disease Outbreaks

As Asia and Europe battle African swine fever outbreaks, new research shows how farmers' risk attitudes affect the spread of infectious animal diseases and offers a first-of-its kind model for ... read more

Play Games With No Latency

One of the most challenging issues for game players looks to be resolved soon with the introduction of a zero-latency gaming environment. A team has now developed technology that helps game players ... read more

Do Video Games Drive Obesity?

Are children, teenagers and adults who spend a lot of time playing video games really more obese? A meta study has looked into this question. The cliché is true -- but only for ... read more

Could Playing Computer Games Improve Your Peripheral Vision?

Researchers have found a significant improvement in the peripheral awareness of people who played computer games specially designed around using peripheral vision. This finding opens up the ... read more

Deep Learning Techniques Teach Neural Model to 'Play' Retrosynthesis

Chemical engineers have trained a neural network model to plan synthetic routes to any target molecule, optimizing user-specified objectives such as cost, time, and ... read more

Do Video Games With Shooting Affect Kids' Behavior With Real Guns?

A randomized clinical trial in a university laboratory examined the effects of video games with weapons on children's behavior when they found a real ... read more

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