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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Reveal How Mindfulness Training Affects Health
CMU Psychology Professor J. David Creswell and graduate student Emily K. Lindsay have developed a model suggesting that mindfulness influences health via stress reduction pathways. Their work, published in "Current Directions in Psychological Science," describes the biological pathways linking mindfulness training with reduced stress and stress-related disease outcomes.
Monday, February 09, 2015
Bringing Texture to Flat Touchscreens: New Insight Into How Brain Understands Data From Fingers
Roberta Klatzky, the Charles J. Queenan Jr. Professor of Psychology and Human Computer Interaction, was part of a team that developed a new mathematical model and experimental results on "haptic illusions" that could one day lead to flatscreen displays featuring active touchback technology, such as making your touchscreen's keyboard actually feel like a keyboard.