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Anti-Depressants Used Against StarCraft Addiction

dethl Do they have ADHD? (258 comments)

It's quiet possible that the patents in the study who responded favorably have a form of ADHD and that playing Starcraft 2 gives their minds the mental stimulation they've been lacking. By giving these people Bupropion you're basically replacing the mental stimulation of Starcraft with the dopamine-induced stimulation of medication which basically allows them to be able to better focus on things other than video games. Ultimately it may prove that they are dependent on video games much like many of us are dependent on psychoactive drugs for our own well being.

more than 4 years ago

Photonic Laser Thruster Promises Earth to Mars in a Week

dethl Re:How "scaled up" is this? (413 comments)

I would think that scaling wouldn't make the laser bigger but would instead use multiple lasers like they do with ion engines. Of course, IANARS (I am not a rocket scientist) so take what I say with a big grain of NaCl.

more than 7 years ago


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