Researchers put brain training to the test.

Researchers from The University of Queensland have shown for the first time that “brain training” for specific tasks can also improve broader brain performance, in findings with major implications for ageing brains.

The team from the Queensland Brain Institute  and UQ’s School of Psychology studied the benefits ofbrain stimulation devices that deliver transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) via electrodes on the scalp.

QBI’s Professor Jason Mattingley said experiments applying tDCS to the left prefrontal cortex of the brain showed increased performance in both trained and untrained tasks.

read the full article.. medicalxpress.com/news/2016-09-brain.html


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