Adding the processor power of the network of "Minecraft" gamers could double the amount of computer power devoted to the SMU research project.
SMU Guildhall and cancer researchers level up to tap human intuition of video gamers in quest to beat cancer
Video gamers have the power to beat cancer, according to cancer researchers and video game developers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
SMU's Department of Psychology and The Guildhall at SMU have joined forces against dating violence.
Psychology Professors Ernest Jouriles and Renee McDonald, with Guildhall Lecturer Jeff Perryman and Deputy Director Tony Cuevas, are collaborating on a role-playing program that combines virtual reality with behavioral insight to help teach and test sexual assault avoidance techniques.
The program's environment of a rain-lashed car parked in an isolated area immerses women into not just a location, but also a "conversation" with a potential attacker.