With stadium seating in many theaters, these days you can get a good view from pretty much anywhere. So how do you choose where to sit? You may want to make your decision based on sound, says Holly Frey in a BrainStuff video. The best spot, according to Frey: in the middle of a row some two-thirds of the way back, the Smithsonian reports.
When audio engineers are balancing the sound in the theater, they sit in that section. In the middle, you'll have a fairly "neutral" sound, Frey says. Want a "more dynamic, stereo" experience? Try moving a few seats to the left or right.