A new study shows that participants receiving oxytocin -- a hormone known to promote social bonding - are more synchronized when finger-tapping together, than participants receiving placebo. This effect was observed when pairs of participants, placed in separate rooms tapped together in a leader/follower relationship.
Okay seriously, your search for the perfect gift for anyone you know who owns a dog just came to an end. Meet the iFetch Too Interactive Ball Launcher for Dogs. As this brilliant gadget’s name suggests, the iFetch Too Interactive Ball Launcher is a fantastic toy that automatically launches tennis balls for your dog to fetch. Show More Summary
(Aarhus University) A new study from Center for Music in the Brain (MIB) Aarhus University/The Royal Academy of Music, Denmark, published in Scientific Reports on the Dec. 8, 2016, shows that participants receiving oxytocin -- a hormone...Show More Summary
(Stanford University Medical Center) Patient health records revealed two drug combinations that may reduce mortality rates in breast cancer patients, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medic...
Since 2011, the UK's Government Digital Service has radically transformed the way Britons interact with their government, streamlining bureaucratic processes, opening up data, and making APIs available for community groups and commercial...Show More Summary
The interaction between the right and left hemispheres “enables us to ‘get’ the joke because puns, as a form of word play, complete humor’s basic formula: expectation plus incongruity equals laughter.”
Setting up Oculus Rift to fill a room takes a little work, but it's so worth it. With the addition of Oculus Touch controllers, anyone with an Oculus Rift now has the ability to walk around in VR and interact with things by moving your actual arms. Show More Summary
The Last Guardian Developed by: JAPAN Studio Published by: Sony Interactive Entertainment Available on: PlayStation 4 Few video game designers are as artistically renowned as Fumito Ueda. Ueda’s first two games “Ico” (2001) and “Shadow of the Colossus” (2005) were, for years, the go-to examples connoisseurs used to argue that games could be more than […]
Using the second person, an interactive feature by Joanna Klein walks the reader through the hive, the hunt for pollen, the tastes and smells (powerful) and sights (not so much) and movements of apian existence.
As of writing, there are over two billion social media users. This makes social media an excellent way to interact with our users. This is also why over 90% of brands use up to three social media platforms for their marketing campaigns. Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—According to a new study, there are more familiar strangers in our lives than friends, coworkers, and all other acquaintances combined. Encounters with familiar strangers, defined as pairs of individuals who repeatedly encounter each other but have never been acquainted, has so far been overlooked in research on human networks. Show More Summary
Get your hands involved in VR! Leap Motion is a small sensor that can be attached to the front of your Oculus Rift. Despite its tiny size, it enables real use of your hands in VR. See each finger move on its own, and interact with objects as you would in real life. Show More Summary
Earlier this year I was treated to my best-ever VR experience when I visited the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford. I put on a HTC Vive, and by moving my arms in certain ways I got to free-fly around a computer-generated city, just like Superman (or woman). Show More Summary
Sony Interactive Entertainment and Naughty Dog announced Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for PlayStation 4 during the PlayStation Experience 2016 keynote. It’s due out as a standalone title both physically and digitally in 2017. Watch the Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Announcement Trailer: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy began develoment as story downloadable content for Uncharted 4: A...
Researchers at the Division of Solid-State Physics and the Division of Materials Physics at Uppsala University have shown how the collective dynamics in a structure consisting of interacting magnetic nano-islands can be manipulated. Their findings are published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Mic’s new interactive feature, “Unerased: Counting Transgender Lives,” is an important database tracking trans murders in the U.S. Please take a moment to sign the petition to help save Chelsea Manning’s life. Another interactive from the New York Times shows us what impact Trump could have on U.S. carbon emissions and worldwide climate change. In more terrifying news: […]
The Japanese interdisciplinary creative collective teamLab are ?Ultra-technologists' who produce large-scale immersive installations that utilise the latest computer modelling techniques to create stunning interactive visual art experiences. Show More Summary
by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group Two-and-a-half years ago, a friend and I were musing about the various elements of what we loosely called the Future of Work. We began to brainstorm on a white board what those...Show More Summary