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.