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Recent progress in Pokémon GO studies
Recent progress in Pokémon GO studies ● Since its launch in 2016 Pokémon GO has attracted a wealth of academic studies – covering the social, psychological, medical, security and legal aspects of the game. [ For those not familiar with the subject, here is some background : Pokémon GO is an augmented reality (AR) mobile game for ... [ click to read full item ]
Upside down glass of water experiment revisited [study]
Upside down glass of water experiment revisited [study] ● Dr Johan Lindén who is a lecturer at the Faculty of Science, Åbo Akademi University, Finland, has investigated the (famous) upside down glass of water experiment. But with a crucial variation – the card has a hole cut in it. Nevertheless, the water still stays in the glass – providing that ... [ click to read full item ]
Running with bent elbows – the mystery continues [study]
Running with bent elbows – the mystery continues [study] ● • Most people tend to walk with their elbows slightly bent. • Most people tend to run with their elbows acutely bent. • No-one knows why. There is however, a(n) hypothesis. It’s the ‘Mechanical Tradeoff Hypothesis.’ which was descibed by Andrew K. Yegian, Yanish Tucker, Stephen Gillinov and Daniel E. ... [ click to read full item ]

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