Have you ever gotten so immersed in a video game so fully that you lost track of time? You're climbing the mountains of Skyrim or cruising the universe in Mass Effect, and the next thing you know it's evening and you haven't eaten anything in eight hours.
A new therapy, called cognitive-bias modification, has allowed people to relieve anxiety and the strain of certain addictions. It doesn't involve a doctor or medications, just a few minutes a day on a computer performing some simple tasks.… [io9]
This past week, Gizmodo found a research project that seeks to equip infants, who otherwise can't crawl, with a motorized baby-booster controlled by a Wii Fit Balance Board. Now there's video of this contraption in action.