See Inside June/July 2006

Circuit Training

Computer games for mental workouts
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Your brain is in its 60s, Ryuta Kawashima announced. The disembodied head of the neuroscientist from Tohoku University in Japan wagged on the Nintendo screen and admonished: If your brain is older than you, you should take note!

Miffed, this 34-year-old biophysics Ph.D. candidate decided to do something about it. I would train my brain daily.

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