Archive for the ‘Science news’ Category

The keys to the failure of Pokémon GO after revolutionizing the world of videogames

A research led by Aarón Rodríguez, lecturer at the Department of Communication Sciences of the Universitat Jaume I, has revealed the keys to the failure of Pokémon GO after having revolutionized the world of videogames. The conclusions of the study that makes an X-ray of users of this ludic proposal of augmented reality have been […]

A study by the UJI advances in the personalization of psychological treatments for chronic pain

A study by the University Jaume I (UJI) will enable to advance in the design of the most effective personalized psychological treatments for chronic pain. Researchers from the Laboratory of Psychology and Technology (LabPsiTec) have analysed the relationship between catastrophism and the health of patients with chronic pain. The study has shown that its usefulness […]

New nanoplatelets improve the brightness of LEDs, lasers and LCD screens

Researchers at Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have shown that new semiconductor nanoplatelets synthesized in laboratories can improve the brightness of LEDs, lasers and LCD screens of computers or televisions because they allow to minimize energy losses compared to current semiconductor materials. The findings of the research developed by the UJI Quantum Chemistry Group, in collaboration […]

New system of efficient production, storage and safe transportation of hydrogen

A group of researchers from the Universitat Jaume I de Castelló, the University of Zaragoza and the Institute of Chemical Technology of the Universitat Politècnica de València-CSIC, coordinated by Professor José Antonio Mata of the UJI, have developed and patented a new procedure of efficient production, storage and safe transport of hydrogen for their use […]

Playing a musical instrument improves audio-motor connectivity in the brain

Playing a musical instrument throughout life improves the connection between the hearing area and the motor zone, as revealed by the study published in the journal Cerebral Cortex by researchers from the Neuropsychology and Functional Neuroimaging group of the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) and the McGill University of Canada. The research, performed through the analysis […]

“Sonreír es divertido”

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I, the Universitat Politècnica de València and the University of Valencia have developed a self-administered Internet programme for the prevention and treatment of emotional disorders. “Sonreír es divertido” [“Smiling is fun”] combines the most effective existing procedures for controlling anxiety and stress with techniques to promote emotional regulation, coping skills […]

A UJI study warns of the need for more transparency and control of political neuromarketing to avoid voter manipulation

A UJI study warns of the need for more transparency and control of political neuromarketing to avoid voter manipulation Researchers from the Ethics and Democracy Group at the Universitat Jaume I warn in a study about the need to increase transparency and control in the application of political neuromarketing techniques to avoid the risk of […]

Hydraulic flour mills in Les Coves de Vinromà

Ruta dels Molins from Aramac Audiovisuals on Vimeo. The work “Estudio de los molinos harineros hidráulicos del término municipal de Les Coves de Vinromà” [“Study of the hydraulic flour mills in the municipal district of Les Coves de Vinromà”] carried out by Albert Cifre Colomer, student of the Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Architecture at the […]

BECAD evaluates the characteristics and difficulties of a person in the relevant activities of life

A research team from the Department of Basic and Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology from the Universitat Jaume I, led by the lecturer Micaela Moro Ipola, has developed a new technology called “BECAD”. This tool aims to evaluate the degree of autonomy of a person in different areas of human functioning with an objective point of […]

An innovative tool to improve care in social services and promote inclusive policies

The research group on Social Innovation and Human Development (Social Innova) from the Universitat Jaume I has designed an innovative tool to improve citizens’ attention in the field of social services and, at the same time, to promote inclusive policies. The new tool, which emerged from a study commissioned by Vila-real City Council, where municipal […]

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