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HopeLab is a nonprofit that creates innovative products with a health-improvement target goal, like video game 'Re-Mission', which has been shown to improve the attitude and healthy behaviors of teens with cancer.
After observing the behaviors of thousands of gamers, with a focus on MMORPGs, researchers conclude that loners are the outliers, not the norm.
Play more video games. Researchers put Super Mario 64 to the test on a small sample of gamers and find it increases gray matter in some areas of the brain.
Researchers at North Carolina State University find that playing video games may help older adults feel more positive.
Researchers out of Stanford and HopeLab find that Re-Mission, a video game that involves killing cancer cells, activates parts of the brain involved in motivation.
The same tools video game designers use to guide players through games can be harnessed to improve healthcare delivery.
Study concludes that disabled gamers play puzzles, trivia, and arcade games more often--and reap benefits such as stress relief and distraction from ailments.
The Consumer Electronics Show is on in full force in Las Vegas. Here are just some of Wednesday's highlights from the giant gadget show.