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Virtual Superpowers May Encourage Altruism
2013-02-01 13:44:52

A Stanford study has shown that possessing the virtual superpower of flight encouraged empathetic behavior in most individuals

2013-01-31 10:02:07

Having virtual super-powers in a game may incite people to better behavior in the real world.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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