Skip to main content

Web Exclusives484 articles archived since 1845

Games for Better Brains [Video]

Action video games in which a player is called on to shoot zombies may provide greater cognitive benefits than do explicit brain-training methods

July 1, 2016 — Gary Stix

Meet the Early Mammals

A flurry of fossil discoveries over the past 15 years is allowing researchers to piece together the rise of mammals

June 1, 2016 — Kate Wong

How to Parent Like a Master Strategist [Q&A]

Scientific American MIND speaks with Paul Raeburn and Kevin Zollman, co-authors of The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting: How the Science of Strategic Thinking Can Help You Deal with the Toughest Negotiators You Know—Your Kids

March 1, 2016 — Kristin Ozelli

When Art Falls Apart

As plastic used in modern art degrades, scientists turn to nanotechnology to put it back together

April 1, 2016 — Josh Fischman