On io9: Will Brain Age Help Me Reverse My Aging Process?

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This week, I wrote about how I’m playing Brain Age 2 to stay young:

I’ve been trying to figure out ways that I can defy age. I’m turning 30
this year, which means I will have a harder time remembering things,
filtering information, and staying in shape. Since I’m not Ray Kurzweil
and I can’t afford plastic surgery, I’m banking on Brain Age 2,
Nintendo’s cognitive training software, to keep me away from wrinkles
and Alzheimer’s.

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4 thoughts on “On io9: Will Brain Age Help Me Reverse My Aging Process?

  1. Well, to decrease Alzheimer’s, I read you need to decrease your intake of aluminum.
    Aluminum + Brain = Bad(Alzheimers)
    I suggest no canned drinks and other canned products that need to be broken to open, leaving small particle to land in your food. Also no aluminum pots, heating them can cause the pots to drgrade leaving the pot to disperse some into your food. (which is why stainless steel is better. (less Al))

  2. Agence France-Presse reported that Dr. Ryuta Kawashima of Brain Age fame donated all $11 million in royalty payments from the game to the university where he works, stating “Everyone in my family is mad at me, but I tell them that if they want money, go out and earn it.”

  3. I want to write a grant someday for Dr. Kawashima to do a controlled experiment on one of my classes – does playing Brain Age everyday improve the academic performance of elementary school students as compared to students who don’t play?
    Free DS lites for everyone!