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behavioural

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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By March 24, 2014

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Bad online behaviour relies on group acceptance

It's not exactly news that anonymity causes some to feel they have carte blanche to behave badly online; but new research suggests overall group attitudes can change this.

By January 8, 2014

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Smartphone app knows when you're feeling blue

A newly developed smartphone app collects and analyses various data to predict when you're feeling depressed, stressed or lonely.

By September 22, 2014

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Lab mice scared of men

New research has revealed that lab mice react differently to men and women, and this can influence test results.

By April 29, 2014

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Praying mantises wear tiny 3D glasses for science

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are exploring the computational abilities of praying mantis eyes by having them wear tiny 3D glasses.

By April 28, 2014

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Rats! Why virtual reality doesn't feel 'real'

Have you ever noticed that even detailed, sophisticated virtual reality experiences don't feel completely "real"? It all comes down to your inner ear.

By May 14, 2013

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Pixar's lamp re-created as adorable robot

It looks like a normal lamp ... but when you switch Pinokio on, it comes alive.

By December 2, 2012

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Real-life Pixar lamp wants to play hide-and-seek

An adorable Arduino-controlled desk lamp comes to life like a real-world Luxo Jr. from Pixar. It can even flip its own switch on when it doesn't want to sleep.

By December 3, 2012

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Foursquare wants to change your behaviour (but only in a positive way)

Forget all that boozing and slouching. Social location service Foursquare wants you to run marathons and be nicer to your friends, according to its mobile boss Holger Luedorf.

By February 15, 2011

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Biofeedback video game teaches kids anger management

Doctors at Boston Children's Hospital have been using a video game that monitors children's heart rates to help them keep their tempers in check.

By October 28, 2012