A government-funded study published this month found that playing Double Decision can slow and even reverse declines in brain function associated with aging, while playing crossword puzzles cannot.
Game participants had a 50% lower rate of motor-vehicle accidents & lower levels of depression.
Older people who played various cognitive games had better health-related outcomes, driving records and performed better at everyday tasks such as preparing a meal.
AARP recently began offering its members discounts on several Posit Science games. “Their exercises, specifically, we found were very helpful. They’re fun, they’re short and they’re easy to do and they’re online,” she said.