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Technical equipments are often confusing and the causes of disorders hard to find. “Augmented Reality” could be the solution. The virtual extension of the real world offers better chances to locate the source of the problem. Science Magazine RUBIN

Stress causes infants to resort to habits

Under stress, people are inclined to resort to habits, rather than trying out new things. In the journal PNAS, psychologists from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Technische Universität Dortmund report that this is true not only for adults, but also for infants. Press release


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