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Conversation With Painter Matt Jones (Part One)

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

This conversation has been several years in the making as we both have been through many personal ups and downs over the years and have recently realized how much we actually like one another.

Why Pokémon GO Became An Instant Phenomenon

The Conversation US | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Pokémon GO's rapid success demonstrates the potential for well-designed augmented reality games to connect people to one another and their physical environment.

Let's See You Build a NBA 2K Blacktop Mode Superteam

Caslee Sims | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Caslee Sims

If there were one, NBA 2K would probably rank top 5 on a list of games that evoke the most competition, sometimes in the most harsh, yet comical ways....

A Young Girl, A Book And A Teacher

Christina Pacella | Posted 04.19.2016 | Education
Christina Pacella

It's not a secret. Reading is food for the mind and for the soul. The earlier children come into contact with books the better!

Are You Ever Too Old to Train Your Brain?

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.04.2017 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The concept of plasticity is one that offers hope for those seeking to stem the tide in aging's effects on the brain. If your brain is "plastic," it m...

Should Santa Bring 'Call of Duty'?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Parents
Christopher J. Ferguson

With Christmas approaching, many parents are undoubtedly facing a familiar dilemma. Numerous adolescents will ask for the latest action oriented game in franchises such as Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed. Setting aside for a moment that many of these games, just like many movies, are made for and rated for adults, do these games actually harm minors? Are parents bad parents if they give in to their teens' Christmas requests?

Multitask Much? It May Not Be As Bad For You As You Think.

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 11.18.2016 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Midlife seems to put us in situations that demand multitasking. Whether you're fixing dinner and need to make a late phone call or have to juggle the competing demands of a job that forces you to monitor emails and clients, you're pretty much forced to divide your mental bandwidth into portions.

The Rise of the Non-Playable Video Game

Ashton Chan | Posted 10.29.2016 | Technology
Ashton Chan

Today, more and more kids -- and not a few adults -- are forsaking traditional shoot-'em-up games in favor of digital experiences in which player involvement is limited to deciding what characters say and (sometimes) being able to move them.

How Naughty Dog's "The Last of Us" Embodies a True Work of Art

Ashley Simmons | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment
Ashley Simmons

When I told my best friend I would write a post about this she sent me the side-eye emoji, once again dismissing my already professed obsession with Naughty Dog's The Last of Us.

You Can't Just Play Video Games. You Have To Eat

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 04.06.2015 | Weird News

We aren't huge gamers, though we were excellent at Chef's Luv Shack. But this photo shows that to be truly obsessed with video games, you need a he...

10 Ways to Improve Health Based on the Latest Non-Invasive Neurotechnologies

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Alvaro Fernandez

If we want every citizen to adopt more positive lifestyles, especially as we face longer and more demanding lives, it is imperative that we better empower and equip ourselves with the right cognitive and emotional resources and tools.

The Threats Against Anita Sarkeesian Expose The Darkest Aspects Of Online Misogyny

Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Maureen Ryan

It is tremendously disheartening to suspect that the treatment of women online is getting worse, not better. We've had decades of experience dealing with those who use the Internet with the intent to cause mental or physical distress or harm. We really haven't leveled up?

Top 10 Unknown Gadget Pionerds

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 10.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Unlike famous and successful independent inventors such as Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, most the folks who invented the gadgets and technologies that enable our 21st-century lives perform in relative obscurity.

Get Your Head in the Game - Motion Capture Tech

iJustine | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology

Everyone knows I love playing videogames! I'm used to playing them but not actually being in them. In this week's episode of Hardwired 2.0 I went behind the scenes of gaming tech and learned how virtual characters are brought to life.

These Video Game Characters Really Just Need Some Therapy

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

While players often become invested in the stories of their favorite video game characters, it's not often we consider the characters' thoughts and fe...

Teenage Mutant Men

Dr. Nikhil Joshi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Nikhil Joshi

If you're wondering why we're all teenage boys now, playing videogames, and hanging out with our Neanderthal friends -- the answer is because it's low maintenance fun. This existence is the most fun I've ever had in my life.

Take a Road Trip to GTA V's Most Incredible Real Life Locations

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

GTA 5 is so much more than an epic crime game. It's also a pretty awesome road trip quest. Next time you're driving down the Pacific Coast, hit up some of the real-life locations from Grand Theft Auto V's Los Santos. A word of caution: skip the hookers and don't plow through pedestrians.

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

Why I Play Video Games With My Kids

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

Playing a video game with your kids might seem like the height of parental surrender, the cognitive equivalent of stopping at the drive-through window to pick up dinner: it's easy for you, and you know the kids won't object. But for me, there's a method to the madness.

LOOK: New Small Biz Owner Goes For His Dream

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Impact

Ever wonder what it's like to give up your current job to pursue the dream of starting your own business? Nick Lawrence Pfeifer doesn't have to wonder...

VideoGame Art: High Art for a New Generation

Lin Evola | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

On March 2, 2013 Jason Warnke had his Curatorial Debut exhibiting 140 video game artists (60 at the gallery and 80 included online) at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco. The following interview was held at Zero Zero Restaurant in San Francisco on March 8th, 2013.

WATCH: This Grandpa Playing Video Games Is Adorable

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

Have you ever introduced a grandparent to new technology? It's often frustrating -- but every so often, it's wonderful and hilarious. Case in poin...

PHOTOS: 'Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Arts

The freshly opened "Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City is striving to be more than just a ...

How To Shop For A Video Gamer This Christmas

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology

Gamers are a picky bunch. That goes for console gamers and PC gamers. (It's one of the few times they can be lumped together.) Only the gift-getter kn...

WATCH: Mom Loses It Over Son's Obsession With Video Games

Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents

Bedtime isn't the only time when parents feel like they're playing Whack-A-Mole. In this new short film, "Glued," produced by four animation stude...