PS3 Research: This Is What Game Consoles Really Do To Your Brain

Video game tech could literally save your brain. Currently, when your neurologist needs to make a snap judgment about brain surgery, a 3-D brain image like the one above might not be ready for hours -- far too long in an emergency. But now the Mayo Clinic is teaming up with IBM to develop ways to create a 3-D image from an MRI or CT scan in minutes, thanks to microprocessor architecture developed for the Sony PlayStation 3, which amps those scans up like Sonic the Hedgehog. Brain image from Harvard.

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StalkingSilence3986d ago

glad i read the article, but the picture provided makes it look like a joke article. it was pretty interesting.

name3986d ago

Wow. Tommorow they'll tell us that the PS3 makes your penis bigger or something.

nix3986d ago

it's a good article...

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