Europe working together – Awards to joint research projects

The new Ralf Dahrendorf Prize awards joint projects on the European Research Area. It is directed on recognizing outstanding key EU research projects that include sharing the project outcomes with the public. The new research award bears its name from former German Commissioner Ralf Dahrendorf. In the 1970s, he laid …

Gamification of routines take Well Being to a new level Part 2

Research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine shows that the company of a friend and a gamified application is the best environment to reach your exercising goals. This means that social interaction and gamified mechanisms that are challenging and competitive …

Gamification of routines take Well Being to a new level Part 1

Research from the University of New Mexico shows significant benefits of including gamification mechanics in products and services. It both triggers inner-motivation as well as health benefits. Professor Nick Flor at Anderson School of Management explains: “Primitive humans evolved an innate affinity for playing games, because games allowed them to …

Focus on Smart Technologies when renewing technician education

Luxembourg’s Minister of National Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, presented on May 7, 2019, a new technician training in Smart Technologies. Five schools will offer such education for the future Digital Society’s technicians where the courses start in September 2019. The schools include the Lycée des Arts et Métiers, …

Interactive Books take engagement to a new level – #MondayMotivation

“I want children to be glued to interactive books that encourage singing and dancing. I feel when kids work together it brings about a different energy.” Lisa Loeb Interactive books certainly taking the digital literature- and learning experience to the next level. The possible empowerment of a manuscript is next …

Which Cognitive skills do Strategy Games and Action Games train?

A research study shows interesting results of how different video game types affect white matter in the brain and cognitive skills. The research focussed on the impact of strategy games and action games. The lead researcher of the study, Chandramallika Basak, PhD, Assistant Professor at The Center for Vital Longevity, …