Burglars or Bunglers?

Crime doesn’t pay! Except when it’s virtual? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – how far are YOU in the Tetris Effect? Virtual reality has revolutionized video games. Players can lead alternate lives without consequences — even a life of crime! But what can

Virtually Painless

Will the next pain relief solution come in three-D? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. For many patients, hospitals mean pain. Needle pricks! Broken bones! Tonsillectomies! Physicians want to make each stay more pleasant. But prescribing pain medication can backfire with severe side effects. Doctors

Freud’s Way

Got a problem? Ask yourself: What would Sigmund Freud say? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We often listen to our gut when making decisions. Well, according to Spanish researchers, Sigmund Freud’s gut trumps our own. Sort of. The researchers used virtual reality for an