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Brain-training games put to the test

Article Neuroscience Psychology Technology

Are there proven ways that humans can boost their intelligence? Do popular brain-training games by companies like Lumosity really work? What about “smart” drugs or zapping the brain with electrical current? These questions are explored in “Getting Smarter,” a highly recommended essay written by Jeffrey M. Zacks, a professor of psychology and radiology at Washington…