Elderly people who played brain training games improved their multitasking abilities, attention and memory.

This article titled “Brain-training video games may help reverse cognitive decline in old age” was written by Alok Jha, science correspondent, for The Guardian on Wednesday 4th September 2013 18.26 UTC

Playing brain-training video games may help reverse the natural decline in cognitive abilities among older people, according to scientists.

They found that 60-year-olds who played a custom-designed video game for 12 hours over the course of a month improved their multitasking abilities to levels better than those achieved by 20-year-olds playing the game for the first time. The subjects retained those improvements six months later.

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