Tuesday 26 May 2009

New York Times - How Bridge helps the Brain

For all that scientists have studied - the brain remains the most complex and mysterious human organ — and now it is the focus of billions of dollars’ worth of US research to penetrate its secrets. The New York Times has been following recent developments through a series of articles. Last week they looked into how Bridge has been helping a group of people aged 90+ to keep their mind alert.

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1 comment:

  1. Wouldn't it be nice if we could point to this and say "start playing bridge now and reduce your chances of dementia later". However, this study, although interesting in itself, seems to be biassed by the fact that the population being tested, the people in Laguna Woods, have to satisfy health requirements before entry to Laguna Woods is permitted. So those with early signs of dementia will not be included in this study.