Tuesday, March 07, 2006

'Grey gamers' have less dementia

The growth of 'grey gamers', backed up with with recent neuroscience research, has led Nintendo to release 'brain training' games for the elderly. It's a package of workouts designed to reduce your brain age. This is big business with a heft £2 million advertising campaign in the likes of Saga magazine . The research comes from Ryuta Kawashima, a professor of neuroscience at Tohoku University. It'll be in the UK in June.


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