DDR-style games may help stroke victims recover faster

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Strokes are detrimental to a person’s body and mind. It can damage the body in different ways, depending on where the stroke affected the person, and fully recovering is sometimes not in the forecast. Nearly 50 percent of stroke survivors need life-long assistance for everything, even to perform basic functions. Traditional physical therapy exercises can… Read More

Can video games improve brain function?

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Video games are widely debated in the psychological community for their addictiveness, violence, and tendencies for players to be anti-social. New studies, however, are indicating that certain types of video games actually promote healthy brain growth and can increase both intelligence and brain function.   Dr. Brian Glass and Professor Brad Love, scientists from Queen… Read More

Uniqlo reaches carrying capacity in NYC, closes Staten Island store

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Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo has, in a relatively short time, become a staple in the American market. Its frugal, yet durable basics are a hit with stateside shoppers interested in dressing subtly and smartly, and collaborations with high-profile names like Jil Sander and Christophe Lemaire have demonstrated how diverse the brand can be. A good… Read More