Gilberto C Lopez

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Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Do You Have What It Takes to Lie Down for 70 Days?

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Google wants to cure ageing

The Google Doodle created for the 50th anniversary of understanding DNA on 25 April 2003.<i><br>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>Google has announced the launch of Calico, a</b> …

How sights, sounds, and touch are mapped onto the brain

<i>Chapter 8 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: The body's surface and certain features of the external world are mapped onto the brain in a …

New game promises to make Integer Partitions fun

Video games are a great way to learn how to do math because they're interactive, said Keith Devlin, Stanford University mathematician and NPR's "Math Guy," in an interview with Forbes.<p>Devlin is a co-founder of InnerTube Games, which launched the puzzle game <i>Wuzzit Trouble</i> on iOS yesterday. It tasks …

Japan to fight Internet addiction with 'fasting camps'

According to a recent government-funded study in Japan, 518,000 students between the ages of 12 and 18 are "pathologically" addicted to the Internet. The study, conducted by Nihon University, surveyed 100,000 students, finding 8.1 percent to be in a suspected state of Internet addiction.<p>Of those …

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …