Thursday, June 23, 2005

Girl probes 'PlayStation thumb'

Well, we have had Blackberry thumb and now it extends to PlayStation thumb ...

"A 13-year-old girl has become the youngest author to be published in South Africa's main medical journal for her research on "PlayStation thumb".
Safura Abdool Karim interviewed 120 of her former schoolmates for a science project about whether they suffered problems after playing computer games.

Symptoms of "PlayStation Thumb" include blisters numbness and tingling, mainly in the thumb, she wrote.

She said the condition is similar to Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)."   continued ...   (Via BBC NEWS)

Playstation Thumb - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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