Contact: Laura Kurtzman
University of California - San Francisco
Caption: Adam Gazzaley, Ph.D., associate professor of neurology, physiology and psychiatry and director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at UC San Francisco -- and colleagues are reporting in the journal Nature that they have found a way to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on the brain, using a video game designed to improve cognitive control.
Credit: Susan Merrell/UCSF
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