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2014-07-15 13:45:02

University of Miami A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget. However, exactly why that happens is less obvious and poorly understood. In a recent study, scientists made substantial progress in explaining the psychological processes that make forgiveness happen. Their findings show...

chimp gesture dictionary
2014-07-05 05:36:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time, scientists from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland have decoded the meaning behind the various gestures that chimpanzees use to communicate with one another, observing more than 80 wild Ugandan primates in order to compile a glossary of their hand and body movements. Writing in the July 2 edition of the journal Current Biology, St. Andrews primatologists Dr. Catherine Hobaiter and Professor Richard Byrne...

2014-07-01 16:25:07

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/929dks/gesture) has announced the addition of the "Gesture Recognition For Smart TV Market by Software, Hardware & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Gesture recognition Smart TV technology enables the user to interact with a device without the need of touching it. This report gives a detailed...

Hand Gentures Often Help Determine What Is Being Said
2014-06-23 14:14:00

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online The basics of communication rely on a number of individual components. Not only do you need the participants in the communication – the sender and the receiver – but each party has to be able to encode and decode the message. Communication can consist of both verbal and non-verbal cues. Non-verbal cues, such as hand gestures, have long been thought to be aids in the encode/decode process, helping the receiver to infer the intended...

2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...

free-form password protection
2014-06-05 04:43:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security experts have long recommended that a "strong" password should be considered when using a PC, but the need for complex and hard to crack passwords has become even more necessary with the rise of mobile devices including phones or tablets. While hackers can try to remotely break into a system with mobile devices, users also need to watch out for prying eyes. "All it takes to steal a password is a quick eye," said Janne...

2014-04-28 08:40:36

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdsw4b/gesture) has announced the addition of the "Gesture Recognition & Touch-Less Sensing Market by Technology, Product, Application & Geography - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2013 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdsw4b/gesture ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Touch-less...

2014-04-09 12:28:02

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5nt2n/gesture) has announced the addition of the "Gesture Recognition For Smart TV Market by Software, Hardware & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5nt2n/gesture ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart TV gesture recognition is a system...

2014-03-14 23:04:57

3D Gesture Sensing Control: Development Trends and Patent Analysis report profiles companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google, Sony and Samsung. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In November 2013, Apple spent US$360 million to acquire PrimeSense, a key player in 3D gesture sensing control industry. This news has raised speculation that Apple is going to move forward from its current multi-touch control to 3D gesture sensing control in the future. Meanwhile, Microsoft, Google, Sony,...

Children's Math Skills Improved With Use Of Hand Gestures: Study
2014-03-12 06:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children who use hand gesturing while learning math develop a better understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology. While previous research has found that hand gestures can indeed help children learn, the current study focused on whether abstract gesturing can support generalization beyond a particular problem, and whether it is a more effective...


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