Senior Gamers Rejoice: Video Games Can Help Aging Brains

A study originating from the University of California in San Francisco is showing signs that video games can be a powerful exercise vehicle for the aging brain. The team said they recently found a custom-designed video game that can be used to assess cognitive abilities across a lifespan. The study doesn’t show that video games make elderly people better at multitasking or smarter, but shows that specifically-designed games could boost the memories and brainpower of older adults.
The Telegram, October 5, 2013