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3Novices:Online brain training games don’t help you make good decisions, such as quitting smoking, study finds

It was hoped that computerised brain training could strengthen activity in parts of the brain used in making good decisions, or resisting bad ones. University of Pennsylvania psychologist Caryn Lerman, who conducted a study into online training, thought it would prove useful in fighting obesity or cigarette addiction. Alas, Lumosity, the commercial brain training game program used in the trial, failed the test.
No, playing brain games won’t make you smarter – they’re just a…
July 14, 2017 at 04:02PM http://ift.tt/2tQgLUy
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