Researchers from New York University Shanghai and the University of Hong Kong discovered that playing action-based video games can strengthen a person's visual motor skills and possibly improve real-world skills such as driving.
The symptoms of Parkinson's disease can sometimes lead sufferers to put down their pens forever. The ARC pen is a vibrating writing device that stimulates muscles in the hand, giving those with Parkinson's better control when putting pen to paper.
When it comes to dealing with more precarious terrain, like walking on ice, you might think that the exercise requires serious concentration. But new research suggests that even in these moments, our subconsciousness is largely responsible for keeping us from landing on our backsides.