Surfing the Net May Improve Brain Function

Surfing the Net May Improve Brain Function
technology

Scientists at UCLA have discovered that older adults with limited Internet experience were able to boost brain functions after a week of interacting with the web.

Dan Gould
  • 20 october 2009

Scientists at UCLA have discovered that older adults with limited Internet experience were able to boost brain functions after a week of interacting with the web. Participants in the study activated centers in the brain that control decision-making and complex reasoning. The researchers are hopeful that this means some kind of Internet training could enhance sluggish brain functioning in older adults.

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