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Encouraging HIV testing in teens through video games

Trial of a serious video game for HIV testing and counseling.

Revolutionizing GI Care with Patient-Friendly Endoscopic Video Capsule

Magnetic capsule endoscopy for gastric mucosa assessment in symptomatic patients

More screen time linked to odds of developing OCD in preteens

Video gaming watching videos most strongly tied to compulsive behavior.

Boy video gamers have a lower risk of depression

Girls who spend more time on social media appear to develop more depressive symptoms.

Playing video games can be good for your well being

Time spent playing games is positively associated with well-being.

Matheminecraft, a math video game in Minecraft

Minecraft is an over a popular video game, created in 2011 that allows players to make a variety of building blocks in a 3D...

Playing video games can improve the cognitive development of expert players

Action real-time strategy gaming (ARSG) is a cognitively demanding task that requires attention, sensorimotor skills, team cooperation, and strategy-making abilities.  Expert players in the game,...

Playing Minecraft can boost creativity, study

Contrary to the traditional belief that gaming is merely an addictive source of entertainment and diversion, recent research focused on rarely tested outcome: creative...

Playing video games generally not harmful to boys’ social development

In a new longitudinal study conducted in Norway, scientists observed how playing video games affects the social skills of 6- to 12-year-olds. They found...

Collaborative video games could increase office productivity

A new study by Brigham Young University suggests that playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office. This...

Blurring the lines between virtual and reality

An EPFL student Hugo Hueber from computer science faculty has developed a virtual reality game that can be used in any environment, allowing for the same level...

New video game teaches teens about electricity

Video games are structured in such a way that the level of difficulty can be continuously increased, so players are challenged to solve ever...

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