Fidget Widgets in the Press


New Widgets Let You Snap, Crackle … and Think…

Help NYU game researchers make fidgeting more productive

Rock-the-Cradle

Do you doodle, fidget, or fiddle with things on your desk while you work?  A surprisingly large number of people do. Perhaps these behaviors are not nearly as trivial as they might seem.

You can help with this research! Tell us about the things you play with while you work.

 

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Preserving a Sense of Discovery in the Age of Spoilers Description: For a child in the 1980s, playing a video game meant entering a world operating under confusing and effectively unknowable rules, in which anything… Read More…