By On October 16th, 2007

Brain Fitness Gaining Popularity

Recently, the LA Times did a big story on brain fitness, and at the center of it was Sharp Brains, a blog and website devoted to providing research-based cognitive exercises. It wouldn't surprise me if brain fitness programs start making their way into schools and hospitals, and perhaps with a little encouragement, nursing homes:

Americans already understand the value of physical fitness as a means of preserving the body's proper function and preventing age-related diseases, says Fernandez. He predicts that cognitive fitness will become a goal to which Americans equally aspire as we learn more about aging and the brain.

Click here to read a good follow up post on the trend towards better brain health.

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