World of Warcraft Boosts Cognitive Functioning In Some Older Adults

Today in our national (Belgium) news: “For some older adults, the online video game World of Warcraft (WoW) may provide more than just an opportunity for escapist adventure. Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that playing WoW actually boosted cognitive functioning for older adults – particularly those adults who had scored poorly on cognitive ability tests before playing the game.”

Take a look at: http://news.ncsu.edu/releases/wmsmclaughlinwow/

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