Correspondingly, do brain games improve memory?
Yes, Brain Games Improve Memory, But OnlyUnderSome Circumstances. New research finds promising evidenceforcomputer programs designed to sharpen thinking skills. Well, anewreview of research found they can improve memory and moodinolder adults who've begun to experience a decline in theirmentalabilities.
Besides, does memory training really work?
Memory training works. A recent meta-analysis looking at 46 eligible studiesonmemory training published between 1967 and 2008 foundthatmemory training has a significant effect onperformance. Soyes, the latest research suggests memorytraining does reallywork.
"Lumosity preyed on consumers' fearsaboutage-related cognitive decline, suggesting their games couldstaveoff memory loss, dementia and evenAlzheimer'sdisease," the FTC said in a statement earlierthis year. PositScience acquired the game after a 10-year studyshowed it could cutthe risk of dementia by half.