Computer brain-training games have soared in popularity in recent years as seniors look for ways to stay mentally sharp and prevent Alzheimer’s.
Lumosity, FitBrains, Elevate, and CogniFit are among the most popular of the cutting-edge digital mind exercisers.
But what about “old school” games such as cards, bingo, Scrabble, and chess?
Do they have the same brain health benefits as computer games?
Scientists at the University of Edinburgh in the U.K.