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September 25, 2008

So does Brain Age really make you smarter?

According to Scottish researchers, it can. Testing 600 pupils across 32 schools, the study found that participants who played Brain Age for 20 minutes at the beginning of class both improved their scores and reduced the time to take the test over the control group.

Read more on the BBC news site:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7635404.stm

In depth details of the study, including setup, outcomes, evaluations, and teacher reactions, can be found on Learning and Training Scotland's website:
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/ictineducation/gamesbasedlearning/sharingpractice/braintraining/introduction.asp

Posted by undergrad at September 25, 2008 8:03 PM

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