Brain games continue to increase in popularity, especially mobile applications. You may have seen the advertisements for these apps, or perhaps you may have even tried them yourself. There are dozens of different companies claiming that their mobile applications can improve your brain’s function.
Do these brain games work? Can games on your mobile device actually improve mental acuity or prevent memory loss? What does the research say about these types of games and activities?
Are there better techniques, methods, or even dietary supplements that could assist with improving brain function and memory? Are brain function and memory determined by genetics or can they be influenced by our environment and experiences?