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RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
... lecture in a classroom, driving a car, walking or playing
racquetball. In other words, the device tracks how eye movements support perception and what people pay attention to in order to gather the information they need to perform everyday activities. Two eye-tracking models unique to RIT have different ...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...uld walk a little more, but not enough to continue playing
golf, her favorite pastime. An ultrasound and CT s... walking with greater ease. "I want to get back to playing
golf as soon as possible," she said....
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
...Raf is one member of the chain that relays signals playing
an important role in cell signaling. The protein is usually only active when needed to relay signals. In contrast, mutant B-Raf is active all the time, which disrupts the chain's normal function. Previous studies have shown B-Raf is the most mutated ...
Orchestra pit no danger to hearing
...stics settles a long-standing debate as to whether playing
in the pit causes hearing loss. While most studies have tested noise level in concert halls, little has been known about that in an orchestra pit. "The orchestra musicians are part of a union and they were concerned about the noise level in the pit w...
Gene for age-related macular degeneration discovered by Yale researchers
...vision, reading, driving and leisure tasks such as playing
sports and watching movies and television. As part of the normal aging process, yellowish waste deposits called drusen accumulate around the macula, but in individuals with AMD, the drusen are larger and more numerous, killing cells necessary for the...
Immersion in virtual world alleviates pain from injury
...assessed the pain the children felt when they were playing
and then compared it to the amount of pain felt wh...lost at least 2 points on the scale when they were playing
the game. The parents and nurses confirmed these results and said that the children clearly showed l...
Researchers track program's success in curbing aggressive behavior
...lier this month, she observed first-grade students playing
a game that promotes good behavior as they worked on a reading assignment. The first lady's words of praise for the "Good Behavior Game" shined the national spotlight on a classroom management technique little known outside academic circles. Turns o...
Children at risk from unexploded military material
... ordnance in children were due to the tampering or playing
with explosives. Among landmine injuries in children, the proportion due to tampering or playing
was three times lower (14%). The researchers analysed data from the surveillance database on injur...
Scents and emotions linked by learning, Brown study shows
... odor was present. If participants had a good time playing
the game, they were more likely to report liking t...sults were similar in the second experiment. After playing
the frustrating game, participants were more likely than control groups to score the pleasing new od...
Daily social/physical activity improves sleep and cognition in the elderly
...llowed by seated social interaction (talking while playing
board or card games). The final period consisted of mild to moderate physical activity, such as rapid walking, calisthenics or dancing, ending with a 10-minute cool-down. Cognitive and psychomotor performance was assessed at the beginning and end o...
Developmental issues among triplet infants
...heir ability to use symbols during free play, such playing
"mom" by feeding a doll and putting it to sleep. Moreover, among the triplet set, the child who was the most medically compromised at birth received the lowest level of maternal sensitivity across infancy, meaning the mothers demonstrated less warm...
Intervention boosts activity in kids, especially minorities
...behaviors such as watching television, reading and playing
video games. After the eight-week PE intervention, this dropped to 16 percent. More than 13 percent of the students who initially reported moderate physical activity such as bicycling increased their activities to more vigorous activities such as s...
Study of Big Ten football injuries shows NCAA rule change did not reduce injury rates
...mages," Albright said. Albright also observed that playing
football at full speed but attempting to avoid con...me among players," Albright said. "During the fall playing
season the practices are very careful to ensure that people do not get injured between games. In the...
New technologies shed light on schizophrenia
...synchrony or harmony, akin to an orchestra or band playing
out of synch." The researchers conducted neuropsychological tests on 41 patients with schizophrenia and 46 healthy controls, and used DTI scans on a 14-person subset of people with schizophrenia and healthy controls, a sample size typical of sem...
Mothers have brains primed for care
...eating and play behaviors, such as eating more and playing
less. In another separate, but related study, Cameron and her colleagues then examined whether the behavioral consequences of early social bond disruption and stress could be reversed by substituting an alternative social bond, in this case surrogat...
'Science of better' convenes operations researchers in Denver
...ving teams to make the playoffs, scheduling games, playing
fantasy sports, and making a winning decision on the playing
field. Monday Oct 25, 4:30 - 6:00 PM, Plaza Building -Room 3404 The INFORMS annual meeting inc...
Circumcised newborns respond best to anesthetic relief
...l pain relievers or sugar solutions to the baby or playing
comforting music had little apparent effect on pain sensations, says lead author Barbara Brady-Fryer, R.N., the Child Health Program at Stollery Children's Hospital-Capital Health in Edmonton, Alberta. "None of the studied interventions completely el...
ESA gives green light to funding for GMES
...onitoring of our environment from space. The UK is playing
a leading role in both the science and engineering capabilities in this field as well as developing ground-based services to utilise satellite data."...
Children with ADHD benefit from time outdoors enjoying nature
...ework at a window with a relatively green view, or playing
in a green yard or ball field at recess and after school."...
Remembrance of smells past
...dividual aspects of the evening, such as the music playing
in the restaurant, the candles on the table and the taste of the steak were stored in different sensory parts of brain, then the whole memory could come back to you through just one of your senses being re-awakened." "In an extreme case such as a sur...
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