Researchers report they have successfully translated the structure of a spider's web into music. The new study could provide new avenues for the development of 3D printing technologies and novel musical compositions. The findings also shed light on cross-species communication.
New neurostimulation technology works safely and non-invasively to modify brain activity. The findings may provide some foundational knowledge for the development of future technologies that could expedite cognitive processes.
Study reveals lower microstructural integrity in white matter tracts supporting language and emergent literacy skills in prekindergarten aged children exposed to excessive screen time media.
A new study looks at the effect of digital detox on travelers. Initially, people experience anxiety, frustration, and symptom of withdrawal from technology while traveling. As their trip progresses, people experience more enjoyment and feelings of liberation after spending extended time away from the digital world.
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Children consider technologies that pose an ambiguous threat as 'creepy'. Researchers pinpoint five aspects of technology that contribute to the feeling of ambiguity, examples of which are lack of control, ominous physical appearance and mimicry.
Researchers propose adapting computer technologies to help those with depression recall positive memories. Most existing technologies focused on supporting memory impairments are geared towards episodic memory recall and cognitive impairments related to neurodegenerative diseases.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study reports little evidence for a substantial negative link between screen time use before sleep and adolescent wellbeing.
Researchers report those with DSL internet sleep, on average, 25 minutes less than people without DSL. The study also reports those with broadband are significantly less likely to sleep between 7 to 9 hours per night.
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Researchers report science fiction fans are positive about the potential to upload consciousness, neurotech and digitizing the brain.
A new study reports facial recognition experts perform better with deep convolutional neural networks assisting them in their jobs rather than other humans.
A new article looks at theories of consciousness and novel research aimed at providing a better understanding of the roots of consciousness.