Dr. Jordina Rincon gives us in this document details about the structure of the brain’s neural development, in relation to space activity, and its transformation into information that can be stored, consulted and analyzed by multidisciplinary research teams.

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    on April 18, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Gaming and virtual reality could bridge the gap between urban societies and nature, thereby paving the way to insect conservation by the means of education and participation. This is what an interdisciplinary team strive to achieve by developing a virtual reality game dedicated to insect and plant species. […]

  • Computer games for fish uncover why some prey lead and others follow
    on April 15, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    For the first time, researchers have shed new light on the evolution of different social roles within animal groups by exploring how fish predators target and attack groups of virtual prey. The study found leaders in groups of animals are more vulnerable to attack from predators. […]

  • Advanced virtual technology captures how coral reefs recover after bleaching
    on April 11, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    Researchers have used new imaging software to detect dramatic recovery after a bleaching event on the reefs surrounding remote Palmyra Atoll in the tropical Pacific. […]

  • Virtual reality offers benefits for Parkinson's disease patients
    on April 9, 2019 at 8:28 pm

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  • Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed for AI
    on April 9, 2019 at 1:37 pm

    Researchers have created a new low-cost, human friendly robot named Blue, designed to use recent advances in artificial intelligence and deep reinforcement learning to master intricate human tasks, all while remaining affordable and safe enough that every AI researcher could have one. The team hopes Blue will accelerate the development of robotics for the home. […]

  • Temporal recalibration: Helping individuals shift perception of time
    on March 28, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    Playing games in virtual reality (VR) could be a key tool in treating people with neurological conditions such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. The technology, according to a recent study, could help individuals with these conditions shift their perceptions of time, which their conditions lead them to perceive differently. […]