Reduced activity in the prefrontal cortex during virtual reality creative self-expression tasks indicates an enhanced relaxation response.
A new touch-sensing glove can feel pressure and other tactile stimuli, researchers report. The glove has applications for those with motor function disorders and could be adapted from virtual reality gaming experiences.
Many people report feeling nausea and dizziness, similar to motion sickness, when looking at their cellphones or computers for too long. Researchers investigate why some experience cybersickness and provide advice on managing symptoms.
Immersive virtual reality enhances theta and eta waves in the hippocampus, improving memory, learning and neuroplasticity.
Inexpensive, commercial video games may help those suffering from anxiety and depression to combat their symptoms. Researchers found that, in addition to conventional games, virtual reality games could help people overcome mental health problems.