July 24, 2016
The London Times
Rosemary Bennett

Brain training with simple and entertaining online games can cut the risk of dementia by a third according to a scientific breakthrough which experts have described as “spectacular”.

The tailored programmes, which challenge memory and reasoning skills, were found to reduce the number of cases of cognitive decline and dementia by 33 per cent over the course of a decade.

The implications of the finding are profound, given how cheap and easy it is to develop and distribute the games — a fraction of the cost of developing drugs to slow the onset of the devastating cognitive disease.

Brain training… (the rest of article is behind paywall)