Head in the Game

Headphones, playstation controller, keyboard and coffee mug.

Grand Theft Auto, Animal Crossing, Mario Kart – video games are just mindless fun – right? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Gamers will tell you that games are serious business. It takes HOURS of practice to “get to master level”. So how do game

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Gut Feeling

Lady smiling and eating healthy raspberry.

Psst! Is your stomach playing telephone – with your brain? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Let me think… Is it dinner time yet? Your brain keeps tabs on your stomach. Whether it’s time to digest or eat up. But does your gut TALK BACK?!

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Stressing Off Route

a cluster of wooden sign posts all pointing in different directions

Stress got you going in circles…literally? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Left is right – right is wrong – right??!! Aaargh! Could it be stress that’s jamming up your brain’s navigation system? Thackery Brown from Georgia Tech and the team at Stanford memory lab

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