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Alzheimer's Disease: Is Playing Video Games Now Bad for the Brain Later?

Alzheimer's Disease: Is Playing Video Games Now Bad for the Brain Later?

Alzheimer's Disease: Is Playing Video Games Now Bad for the Brain Later?

Some people may have heard that video games can help the brain stay sharp as it gets older. Think again. It seems that new evidence shows the exact opposite might be true.

A team of researchers in Quebec, Canada from the University of Montreal and the Douglas Institute in Quebec decided to work together and find out more. They wanted to know how video games affect brain structures. A psychologist from the University of Montreal, Dr. Gregory West, led the research team. They focused a lot of their work on action video games.