Lumosity’s Stumble Reveals How We Think About Thinking

The ads were pervasive, popping up on CNN, Fox News, NPR, and Google searches. And they were persuasive: Playing Lumosity games would do your brain good.

“Can you remember the name of that song you just heard?” one announcer asked Pandora listeners. “Most people find that memory declines with age. But your memory doesn’t have to. Control and improve your memory with Lumosity.com, the personal trainer for your brain.”

 

Curated from www.buzzfeed.com

A well balanced article on brain training games. The jury is still out on whether such games have any benefit on memory or cognitive function. But, that doesn’t mean to say there isn’t any benefit.

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