More proof that ‘brain training’ can work.

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Researchers have proved that brain-training programs can significantly improve memory and language skills – especially in older people.
The study from UCLA found that just 20 minutes of brain training once every four days can improve your immediate memory recall, and help you remember things for longer.
Previous studies have claimed that brain training programs can delay dementia in later life but little research has been done into the immediate benefits of the software on older people.

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The UCLA team studied 69 dementia-free participants, with an average age of 82.
They each lived in retirement communities in southern California.
Each participant played a computerized brain-fitness program called Dakim BrainFitness.

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