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Stories by Gary Stix

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

How the Brain Finds Its Way [Video]

Discoveries about areas of the brain that function as a biological GPS were rewarded with a Nobel Prize in 2014. Watch two of the prizewinners describe this neural navigation system

January 1, 2016 — Gary Stix

How Hearing Works [Video]

A primer on the way our ears work accompanies an article in Scientific American about a common but undiagnosed form of auditory damage

August 1, 2015 — Gary Stix
Stories by Gary Stix

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day