Calakos: Puzzles Can Help People Cope with COVID-19 Uncertainties

Crosswords, other brain activities pack a big neuroscience 'punch'

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Dr. Nicole Calakos

From DIBS Faculty Network Member Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD, Neurobiology, on a recent study evaluating the positive effects of puzzles on cognition: "When you think about puzzles from the neuroscience perspective and what is going on in the brain, puzzles pack a big punch." She was interviewed by WRAL-TV for a story about the study, and how brain activities such as crosswords can help us cope with the uncertainties brought about by COVID-19. Click HERE for the news story.