Video Games May Be the ‘Apple a Day’ for Keeping Alzheimer’s at Bay

Video Games May Be the ‘Apple a Day’ for Keeping Alzheimer’s at Bay
DKR Fund 2014 grant recipient Dr. Chandramalika Basak, of the Center for Vital Longevity (CVL) at the University of Texas at Dallas, has discovered through her studies that playing video games can have a positive effect on cognitive abilities, brain structure, and brain function. The research was funded by the grant from the Darrell K Royal Research Fund, which annually provides funding grants to five Texas-based researchers dedicated to increasing understanding of and finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Basak, last year's recipient, used her grant to continue to study the positive effects that video games
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