Author: DynamicBrain Inc.
Publication: Monthly Newsletter
Published Date: December 14, 2018
Four large randomized controlled trials have found consistent evidence that computerized cognitive training improves cognitive performance and real-life function in healthy, older adults.
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Kind regards,Frieda Fanni
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