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National study finds nearly 1 in 10 youth gamers addicted to video games

AMES, Iowa -- Parents have been saying for years that their kids are "addicted" to video games, but a new study by an Iowa State University psychology professor is the first to actually report that pathological patterns of video game addiction exist in a national sample of youth, aged 8 to 18. ...

Casual Gamers Join Forces With Top Charities to Compete for IWON.com Cash Prizes

St. Jude Children's Hospital and Salvation Army Receive Top Awards In January; Additional Cash Prizes Go to Support Best Friends Animal Society, the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Wounded Warriors WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' renewed sense of hope and desire for cha...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

For a law student, Zhao Mengyuan has a peculiar way of making money -- slaying dragons, killing orcs and saving princesses in distress . It all takes place in cyberspace, where earning credits for online gamers who are too busy to do it themselves has become a handy source of extra income f...

Overuse of Popular Console can Cause 'Wiiitis' in Gamers

Nintendo's innovative game machine has spawned rave reviews and monster sales by allowing players to use natural motions rather than tiny thumb movements to control the action in video games. But the hit gaming system may also have a downside - a newly diagnosed ailment called Wiiitis (pro...

Technology Collaborative Launches Online Game to Exercise Brain Power of People with Multiple Sclerosis

... gamers Engage Memory, Attention, Processing Skills NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MS Technology Collaborative has created a n...

Too Much Computer Gaming Can Steal Your Sleep

... Hard-core gamers lose almost two hours of slumber a night, study suggests MONDAY...a nocturnal nightmare for some people, new research suggests. Excessive gamers get too little sleep at night, then spend their days struggling to stay awa...

Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Announce Two New Jillian Michaels Fitness Video Games

...Wii(TM) Fitness Title and All-New Portable Nintendo DS(TM) Game Due in Stores This Fall EDISON, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This Fall, gamers will be able to work out with esteemed celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels whether at home or on the go. Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq:...

Almost 1 in 10 Young Video Game Users 'Addicted'

...d criteria used to diagnose pathological gambling. gamers were classified as pathological if they exhibited at least six of the 11 criteria. Pathological gamers played more frequently and for more time, received...ion-deficit disorder -- 25 percent of pathological gamers versus 11 percent of non-pathological players. And...

Action video games improve vision

... be improved. But Daphne Bavelier, professor of brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester, has discovered that very practiced action gamers become 58 percent better at perceiving fine differences in contrast. "Normally, improving contrast sensitivity means getting glasses or eye surgery...

NeuroFocus Launches NGame; New Suite of Neuromarketing Products and Services for the Videogame Industry Elite

...ogical reactions to games on a millisecond-by-millisecond basis, at the deep subconscious level of the brain, the NGame suite precisely determines how gamers interact with and respond to: characters/avatars storylines authenticity/realism weaponry/properties g...
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Gamers in Biological News

Teenager moves video icons just by imagination

...medical devices that can control artificial limbs, for instance, enabling the disabled to move a prosthetic arm or leg by thinking about it. Many gamers think fondly of Atari's Space Invaders, one of the most popular breakthrough video games of the late '70s. The player controls the motions of a movabl...

A reason why video games are hard to give up

...chological needs. Psychologists at the University of Rochester, in collaboration with Immersyve, Inc., a virtual environment think tank, asked 1,000 gamers what motivates them to keep playing. The results published in the journal Motivation and Emotion this month suggest that people enjoy video games beca...
Gamers in Biological Technology

University of Wisconsin team creates learning games

...ideo games and simulations; the Army uses both for training its employees and its soldiers. Also, and very importantly, the Army has stressed that the gamers must work collaboratively in teams. Through video games and simulations, persons not only learn to use new technologies but also how to network. "This...

Got Game makes big claims; can 90 million people think the same?

... how much weight I can give to differences between gamers and non-gamers of sometimes a few percent. (Amazon...u. All 90 million of you. If you employ younger gamers but dont understand them, Got Game can give you ... but you might want to sit down with some of those gamers over lunch before you change the way you manage th...

How games have evolved to provide real-world education

... order to finish the game. Biohazard , which Squire developed at MIT's Games-to-Teach program, used the same principle of trial and error to teach gamers how to respond to outbreaks of disease. Players needed to identify the disease and take steps to prevent infection, stopping it before time runs out a...

Video game technology could improve physician-patient interactions

...emands The project not only faces the demands of development financing but, also, of time -- medical students simply do not have the hours that many gamers put into their playing. "Generally, massively multiplayer games that are purely for entertainment are set up so that people can play for 20, 30, 40...

John Bergman, co-founder of Guild Software

... revenue comes from subscription fees. Bergman uses the message board on his company web site to interact with users. The company attracts and retains gamers by dropping hints about new functionality and letting people participate in the telling of the Vendetta Online story. "Our core users will fight ha...

Voice-changing software could make you a troll online

... Middleton, WI Screaming Bee LLC , a local company that makes voice software, has released a voice-changing program that gamers could use to better slip into their characters' roles in computer games or chat. "Gamers can now change their voice to sound like a troll, giant, d...

Gaming conference explores interactive media in learning

...provide a claim," Steinkuehler said. "The [MMO] community gets together, they solve a problem, and that solution gets used elsewhere." Not only are gamers using scientific reasoning to go through their quests, they are interacting heavily with the system and modifying it for their own needs. Players can ...

Can Madison become a video game Mecca?

...industry. In Milwaukee, Guild Software's Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) known as "Vendetta Online" continues to attract gamers who enjoy competing in large, multi-player environments. Making Wisconsin gamer-friendly State government has shown an interest in keeping th...

Fiber-optic infrastructure spurring city economic development

...n to be built. While 1 gigabit to the doorstep sounds quite fast, it's just a starting point when you think of the applications. What about all the gamers out there? Though you might be too old to appreciate this, there are many people who play games on the Internet and the demand for bandwidth is growin...

Users help software company morph in new directions

... multimedia needs. Its original focus was to provide voice-changing tools for online games or chat programs, either for fun or role playing. Online gamers that played a character that was a dwarf or a troll or a member of the opposite sex could change their voice to match that character. But consumers...
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