Video games improves the mental ability of elderly people

Computer games improve the mental abilities of seniors. This was stated by scientists from Canada.


According to experts, three-dimensional games expand the volume of the brain in people older than 55 years. Scientists believe that the results drawn from their experience will help in the study of the processes for examination of development of Alzheimer’s disease.

In the experiment participated 33 people, which were divided into three groups. The first of them devoted 30 minutes a Mario game, members of the second group played the piano. The lifestyle of the third group have not changed.

As it turned out, has improved his mental ability only “fans” of video games. As Mario, and the music contributed to the development of brain activity in humans. The representatives of the third group are unable, in turn to show anything positive in the intellectual sphere.