Ready, Player One: How Video Games Affect Your Brain and Behavior
Craig Anderson, Ph.D., of Iowa State University, Hilarie Cash, Ph.D., of reSTART Life, and Chandramallika Basak, Ph.D., of UT-Dallas, address some of the questions raised by the growing consumer demand for more and more-immersive video games. This event was part of the Neuroscience and Society series, supported by AAAS and the Dana Foundation.
The Anxious Brain: The Neuroscience of Phobias
Joseph E. Ledoux, Ph.D., Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, New York University; and Daniel S. Pine, M.D., Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, discuss why phobias arise, the damage they can do, and how best to treat them.