Brain training-playing online games that give memory and reasoning skills a workout is beneficial for older people, a large scale study has concluded.
Researchers at King’s College, London, found the mental exercises kept minds sharp and helped people with everyday skills such as shopping and cooking.
The researchers tested the subjects on a series of medically recognized cognitive tests at baseline for six months and found that those tested benefited than those who did not.
The study showed that the training can have a positive impact on how well older people perform essential everyday tasks.

 

 

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