Brain Training Apps
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 771 , Segment 3
Episode: Putin Stays in Power, Brain Training Apps, Undercover Uber Economist
- Mar 19, 2018 11:00 pm
- 11:48 mins
Guest: Walter Boot, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology, Florida State University Most of us in middle age are nagged by a fear of dementia. Or at the very least, memory loss. An increase in “senior” moments. Trouble remembering names or dates or where we put the keys. A couple years ago, the brain-training game company Lumosity was fined two million dollars for false claims to improve cognitive function through its app. If brain games are suspect, is there anything that does work to ward off decline as we age?