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Background Illusions that alter perception of the body provide novel opportunities to target brain-based contributions to problems such as persistent pain. One example of this, mirror therapy, uses vision to augment perceived movement of a painful limb to treat...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Drugs and Devices","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3023
1 citation
77 downloads
468 views

The successful navigation of social interactions depends on a range of cognitive faculties—including the ability to achieve joint attention with others to share information and experiences. We investigated the influence that intention monitoring processes have...

["Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2899
130 downloads
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Introduction The computing capabilities of state-of-the-art television sets and media centres may facilitate the introduction of computer-assisted evaluation at home. This approach would help to overcome the drawbacks of traditional pen-and-paper evaluations administered...

["Cognitive Disorders","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2845
1 citation
145 downloads
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A growing research literature suggests that regular electronic game play and game-based training programs may confer practically significant benefits to cognitive functioning. Most evidence supporting this idea, the gaming-enhancement hypothesis, has been collected...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2710
186 downloads
1,346 views

There has been steady improvement in methods for capturing bioimages. However analysing these images still remains a challenge. The Python programming language provides a powerful and flexible environment for scientific computation. It has a wide range of supporting...

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2674
65 downloads
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Background Highlighted text in the Internet (i.e., hypertext) is predominantly blue and underlined. The perceptibility of these hypertext characteristics was heavily questioned by applied research and empirical tests resulted in inconclusive results. The ability...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2467
130 downloads
837 views

The most recent update to the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) included Internet Gaming Disorder as a new potential psychiatric condition that merited further scientific study. The present research...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction","Coupled Natural and Human Systems"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2401
156 downloads
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Introduction: The educational technology of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been successfully applied in a wide variety of disciplines and are an intense focus of educational research at this time. Educators are now looking to MOOC technology as a means...

["Science and Medical Education","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2343
138 downloads
1,107 views

In conservation science, assessments of trends and priorities for actions often focus on species as the management unit. Studies on species coverage in online media are commonly conducted by using species vernacular names. However, the use of species vernacular...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Environmental Sciences","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2202
81 downloads
389 views

Background. Taking into account the high prevalence of mental disorders and the multiple barriers to the use of mental health services, new forms of fostering patient information, involvement, and self-management are needed to complement existing mental health...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2093
395 downloads
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Introduction: Early detection of social anxiety and loneliness might be useful to prevent substantial impairment in personal relationships. Understanding the way people use smartphones can be beneficial for implementing an early detection of social anxiety and...

["Public Health","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2197
190 downloads
1,208 views

Computerised cognitive assessments are a vital tool in the behavioural sciences, but participants often view them as effortful and unengaging. One potential solution is to add gamelike elements to these tasks in order to make them more intrinsically enjoyable,...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2184
1 citation
100 downloads
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Background. Quantitative ultrasound measures are influenced by multiple external factors including examiner scanning force. Force feedback may foster the acquisition of reliable morphometry measures under a variety of scanning conditions. The purpose of this study...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Kinesiology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Science and Medical Education","Human\u2013Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2146
1 citation
415 downloads
1,094 views

Automated retinal image analysis has been emerging as an important diagnostic tool for early detection of eye-related diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this paper, we have presented a robust methodology for optic disc detection and boundary...

["Ophthalmology","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2003
231 downloads
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Theories regarding the influences of electronic games drive scientific study, popular debate, and public policy. The fractious interchanges among parents, pundits, and scholars hint at the rich phenomenological and psychological dynamics that underlie how people...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Science Policy","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1931

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