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Gaming is good for the brain

We all know that physical exercise is good for the body and it has also been demonstrated that exercising the brain improves it’s effectiveness.

“Scientists from UC San Francisco — led by Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, UCSF associate professor of neurology, physiology and psychiatry and director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center — used a 3D car racing video game to train the brain in cognitive areas such as working memory and sustained attention. They wanted to see if training would have long-term results in cognitive performance.”

The results were impressive, more details here.

WebRacing is unique in combining both physical and mental exercise. When considering a programme to promote all aspects of health, we believe WebRacing can be a very useful tool.