Brain training games such as Sudoku do NOT make you smarter, find scientists who reviewed three decades of research



From doing Sudoku every morning to playing more chess to learning a musical instrument, lots of people try different ways to become smarter and improve their memory.
Thirty-five years after a landmark memory training experiment in 1982, have scientists really found any foolproof way to make us more intelligent?
In a new paper, researchers have looked through several cognitive training programmes and find they actually don't improve our general cognitive and academic skills.
Writing for The Conversation, PhD Candidate Giovanni Sala and Professor Fernand Gobet from the University of Liverpool... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
Source: Daily Mail
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