Friday, 26 December 2014

The Myth of the Brain Game

"Puzzles designed to sharpen mental acuity may not actually do much to improve memory or intelligence in the long run."

This piece from The Atlantic quotes a consensus paper published by the Stanford Centre for Longevity.

"To date, there is little evidence that playing brain games improves underlying broad cognitive abilities, or that it enables one to better navigate a complex realm of everyday life."

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