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Brain Machine Interfaces are far from being used in games

Imagine playing your favourite game with the mere thought of your mind. That has been the dream of many sci-fi fans and has been seen in movies and books. In the last 10 years, research into brain machine interfaces (BMI) … Continue reading

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Psychologists working in the video game industry

At the moment, I don’t think that there is a large demand for psychology majors in the gaming industry. This lack of demand may change, as developers seek to improve game immersion, gameplay mechanics, and understand social interaction between players. … Continue reading

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Starcraft 2 Automated Player

Matt Fisher, a Stanford PhD student has revealed an incredibly impressive automated Starcraft 2 player. This is not just any other computer AI. (Screen capture from Matt Fisher) Some key features of the player’s AI: The AI plays just like … Continue reading

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Reward Anticipation in TF2 Crates?

Team Fortress 2, Mann. Co Supply Crates can be opened to reveal virtual items by buying a $2.49 key. This surprise item can consist of ordinary weapons to hats or even “exceedingly rare items”. Some of these rare items can … Continue reading

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