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Violent Games Can Emotionally Desensitize Players To Aggressive Behavior

After excessively violent events, shoot ’em up games regularly come under scrutiny. In Norway, several first-person shooter games actually disappeared from the market for a while after the killings. Does intense fighting on a flat screen display also result in aggressive behavior in real life? Researchers from the University of Bonn found brain activity patterns […]

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Simple Exercise Improves Lung Function In Children With Cystic Fibrosis

A small Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of children and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF) shows that simple exercise, individually tailored to each patient’s preference and lifestyle, can help improve lung function and overall fitness. Frequent lung infections, breathing problems, and decreased lung function are the hallmark symptoms of CF, a genetic disorder marked by […]

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EEG Technology May Revolutionize Assessment Of And Learning In Children With Severe Physical And Neurological Impairments

A new tool which measures brain waves in children with physical and neurological impairments, such as cerebral palsy, is being developed by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire. Hock Gan, a PhD student at the University’s School of Computer Science is working with Ian Glasscock at Games for Life to use an electroencephalography (EEG) headset […]

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Use Of Interactive Digital Exercise Games By Children Can Result In Significant Energy Expenditure

Middle school-aged children who participated in interactive digital gaming activities that feature player movement (exergaming), such as dancing or boxing, increased their energy expenditure to a level of moderate or vigorous intensity, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the July print issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one […]

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