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People recall information better through virtual reality

The researchers found that people remember information better if it is presented to them in a virtual environment. The results of the study were recently published in the journal Virtual Reality. […] The key, say the researchers, was for participants … Continue reading

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Grounding person memory in space: Does spatial anchoring of behaviors improve recall? (Study)

“Abstract In two experiments, we examine and find support for the general hypothesis that memory for behavioral information in the context of an impression formation task depends on where that information is located in vertical space. These findings extend earlier … Continue reading

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Ready Both to Your and to My Hands: Mapping the Action Space of Others (Study)

“Abstract: To date, mutual interaction between action and perception has been investigated mainly by focusing on single individuals. However, we perceive affording objects and acts upon them in a surrounding world inhabited by other perceiving and acting bodies. Thus, the … Continue reading

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Home and away: Tourists in a Connected World (Study 2007, thx ChrisJ)

“Abstract: Tourists now routinely travel with cell phones, have ready access to Internet cafes, and use low-cost fixed telephone services to remain in contact with people at home. Using the guiding ideas of the intersubjective construction of space and location, … Continue reading

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Negative Space

“Negative space, also known as whitespace, refers to the unmarked areas of the page. Collectively, it is the margins and the gaps between text blocks and images. Whitespace is as much a part of a composition as the titles, words … Continue reading

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Old school’s no good for grades

“We found that students attending schools with lower building quality and those attending schools with high student mobility had lower test scores,” says Evans. They also found that when these two risk factors were combined, it was particularly damaging to … Continue reading

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Spacetime invisibility cloaks can hide entire events inside temporal voids

“The basic idea is surprisingly simple. We see things because our eyes are able to interpret information from visible light. That light travels at, obviously enough, the speed of light, which means we see things once light has traveled from … Continue reading

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