Specialized video game helps adults delay cognitive decline

05/7/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Adults age 50 and older who had 10 hours of training on a specially designed video game called "Road Tour" showed delayed declines in cognitive skills including speed of visual processing, University of Iowa researchers said. The report in PLoS One said cognitive decline reflects negative brain plasticity, so interventions to promote positive plasticity could help reduce cognitive problems.

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