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« on: Yesterday at 05:53:17 PM »

Portal 2 Improves Cognitive Skills More Than Lumosity Does, Study Finds

Shute researches the psychology of education at Florida State University. She and two other researchers designed and ran a study comparing Portal 2 with Lumosity, a popular brain-training game that's sold as a brain workout. After eight hours' worth of play, Portal 2 players showed more improvement in a few different standard cognitive skill tests than Lumosity players, Shute and her colleagues found. Additionally, in no test did Lumosity players show more improvement than Portal 2 players...
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« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 06:05:35 PM »

What does it say about people who threw a jillion hours into Skyrim?
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« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 06:10:48 PM »

Will playing games help me regain the Jeopardy! knowledge lost due to age or will it just shrink my ever-decreasing brain cells?
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« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 06:12:13 PM »

Even learning a new language or studying math can stimulate the brain.
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« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 06:15:13 PM »

Sporcling is a game too.

Also, researchers, go learn some chess and then we'll talk.
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