Duncan Jefferies

4 Stories by Duncan Jefferies

Brain Hacks for Supersonic Learning

"Neuroscience-based" methods promise to improve our cognitive abilities–but do they actually work?
0 9 min read

Serious Games Finally Find Their Fun

Games often struggle to marry play with purpose–but a new wave of indie titles hits the sweet spot.
0 8 min read

Can We Learn to Live Without Death?

I have a friend, Adam, who’s convinced he’ll live forever. To the casual observer this might seem unlikely. Adam smokes and drinks and drives...
0 6 min read

High Score: How Video Game Music Became the Soundtrack of a Generation

Game music has quietly infiltrated mainstream culture while retaining its unique appeal.
0 6 min read