Brain training benefits children and adults

There are studies that show the benefits of brain training for the elderly, thanks to this could even delay the onset of Alzheimer's and dementia. Health experts recommend that when you reach age 60, it is best to take a few minutes a day for training to avoid memory loss.

There are also studies that show how cognitive brain training could help children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, one option that parents have is to medicate them; However, children who receive treatment based on drugs can develop a calm behavior, but do not show an improvement in their relationships with colleagues or family members.

Training as cognitive therapy for ADHD sufferers could actually increase concentration and short-term memory, according to research conducted by Rosemary Tannock from the University of Toronto and Susan Gathercole from the University of Durham, in England.

The research also showed that training can contribute to the increase of a person's intelligence, since it helps in the creation of new associations, challenges, understanding and capacity to acquire new information and knowledge. In other studies it was even shown that games could help people to be safer drivers, since increases concentration , the ability to react quickly and the exact understanding of reality.

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