New Study Suggests Video Games May Improve Cognitive Skills

By |September 6, 2013|Categories: Advice, Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

A video game designed by researchers may help improve cognitive skills and enhance memory, according to a new study. Results of the study, published yesterday in the journal Nature, showed that seniors who played a game called NeuroRacer showed marked improvements in certain cognitive functions, including attention span and ability to multitask.

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It’s no secret that as we age, our cognitive abilities diminish. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco were interested in seeing how challenging the brain can slow that cognitive decline.

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