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  1. Alzheimer's risk for gamersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... caudate nucleus to find their way around have a smaller hippocampus. Writing in the journal Proceedings Of The Royal Society B, the Canadian researchers said: 'Reduced grey matter in the hippocampus has been associated with an increased risk of ...

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  2. Brunswick Relay for Life celebrates decades of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... cancer, remember those we have lost, and fight back by raising money for continued research by the American Cancer Society. The opening ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in the high school stadium. Throughout the day, teams will offer games and contests, ...

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  3. Video Games May Have Negative Effects on the BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Discover

    ... disorders such as Alzheimer's and schizophrenia, the researchers report this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "Older adults use response strategy more and more so, in this sense, video gamers look like older adults," West told the ...

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  4. Could excessive gaming increase Alzheimer's risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RedOrbit

    ... in the brain's spatial memory system, located in the hippocampus. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B , the study also found that video gamers are more likely to navigate their world using the brain's reward system known as ...

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  5. Impact of video gaming on the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | McGill University

    A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B by the teams of Dr. Gregory West and Dr. Veronique Bohbot shows that while video game players exhibit more efficient visual attention abilities, they are also much more likely to use navigation strategies that rely on the brain's reward system and not the brain's spatial memory system . Past research has shown that people who use caudate nucleus-dependent navigation strategies have decreased grey matter and lower functional brain activity in the hippocampus.

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  6. New study suggests link between gaming and neurological disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Eurogamer

    A new study published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B journal suggests that there may be a connection between frequent video game playing and neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. The study, run by Professor Greg West from the University of Montreal's department of psychology, set 26 gamers and 33 non-gamers the challenge of navigating a digital maze.

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  7. PR of the week: Video game-playing might cause Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Improbable Research

    ... ndi Lee Drisdelle, Kyoko Konishi, Jonathan Jackson, Pierre Jolicoeur, Veronique D. Bohbot," Proceedings of the Royal Society B 2015 282 20142952; Published 20 May 2015.

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  8. Video games 'risk mental illness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Western morning News

    ... risk of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease." In the study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B journal, a total of 26 gamers and 33 non-gamers were tested on a virtual maze, with 80% of gamers using the ...

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  9. Alzheimer's could be caused by Video game due to grey matter lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    ... caudate nucleus, then they may be more prone to mental illness. In the study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers tested 26 players and 33 non-players who wore skull caps that recorded their brainwaves and eye movements. ...

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  10. Study sheds new light on the impact of video gaming on the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B by the teams of Dr. Gregory West and Dr. Veronique Bohbot shows that while video game players exhibit more efficient visual attention abilities, they are also much more likely to use navigation strategies that rely on the brain's reward system and not the brain's spatial memory system . Past research has shown that people who use caudate nucleus-dependent navigation strategies have decreased grey matter and lower functional brain activity in the hippocampus.

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  11. Boys 'who play Call of Duty at increased rink of Alzheimer's in later life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... normally do, then they may be more prone to mental illness. In the study, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, they tested 26 players and 33 non players who wore skull caps recording their brainwaves and eye movements as they negotiated ...

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  12. Watch Mad Max: Fury Road Cinematographer John Seale Explain How the Film Was MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Collider

    ... in the intricacies of craftsmanship that go into creating a movie as glorious as this, the American Cinematographers Society has a treat for you. They've posted a two-hour presentation from Fury Road director of photography John Seale (who does ...

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  13. Five things to do in Brooklyn this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... crowd rolled in. To celebrate National Bike Month, a bicycle history expert will peddle into the Brooklyn Historical Society to discuss the borough's long tradition of travelling on two wheels. 6:30 pm at Brooklyn Historical Society [128 Pierrpont ...

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  14. Chicago-Based Blues And Roots Singer/Guitarist Christian Collin Embraces The Spirit Of The BluesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Mi2n

    ... 'Christian Collin makes the grade with breathtaking precision on his latest album,' writes former Detroit Blues Society president George Seedorff in the CD's liner notes. 'Collin rocks it up with a selection of soul blues from Jackson, Mississippi, ...

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KXVO

    ... Dow Museum of Science and Art, Center Stage Choirs, Center Stage Theatre, MATRIX:MIDLAND, Midland County Historical Society, and Midland Symphony Orchestra. For the latest Center news, visit www.mcfta.org .

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  16. Porn and video game addiction leading to 'masculinity crisis', says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Independent

    ... the first Male Psychology Conference at University College London, intended to encourage the British Psychological Society to introduce a male specialist section, to sit alongside its female equivalent. The charity Campaign Against Living Miserably, ...

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  17. TCAF 2015 Impression - Moon HuntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | RPGamer

    While I was strolling about the Toronto Comics Arts Festival , I noticed that Toronto's Hand Eye Society had opened up a pop-up arcade in the middle of the Toronto Reference Library for the event. After a humourous meeting with Sex Criminals artist, Chip Zdarsky, it was my best friend who pointed out Moon Hunters , suggesting we drop our bags and give it a whirl.

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  18. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Business Wire

    Sungard Availability Services to Demonstrate How a $1+Bn Global Enterprise Realized Double-Digit Channel Growth with TreeHouse Interactive's Turnkey Partner Management Solutions at SiriusDecisions 2015 Summit )--Sungard AS to demonstrate how a $1+Bn global enterprise realized double-digit channel growth with TreeHouse Interactive's partner management solutions at SiriusDeci... )--Just two years ago, few cosmetics labs had any experience with Beautycounter's unconventional approach to beauty products made without ingredients linked to h... )--Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery and a traveling professor, is a featured speaker at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic S... )--SynteractHCR receives four 2015 CRO Leadership Awards from Life Science Leader magazine for providing consistent, high-quality services to emerging biopharma companies )--New from FunPlus ... (more)

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  19. At 'The D Train' Screening, Jack Black, James Marsden and Kathryn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... I couldn't do it." "I went on many commercial auditions and never booked one," he told THR ahead of the Cinema Society and Banana Boat-hosted New York screening of The D Train Wednesday night. "I was lucky because I did start to get little acting ...

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  20. At 'The D Train' Screening, Jack Black, James Marsden and Kathryn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... but found work elsewhere. "I went on many commercial auditions and never booked one," he told ahead of the Cinema Society and Banana Boat-hosted New York screening of The D Train Wednesday night. "I was lucky because I did start to get little acting ...

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