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How Video Game Training Enhances Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Friday, November 8, 2013

The old “use it or lose it” adage tends to be particularly true when it comes to cognitive function. In order to keep your mind sharp it’s important to find ways to train it in the same way you would your muscles. While most people are aware that things like…

Research Indicates Writing by Hand Strengthens the Learning Process

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Writing by hand is an exercise that has all but been replaced by computers, laptops, keypads and touch screens, but a growing body of research suggests that in our switch to digital, we may be skipping a key step in the learning process. A report co-authored by associate professor Anne…

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