Babies can learn to concentrate by playing brain-training games

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Improved focus helps children to learn skills and acquire language, and the brain is at its most adaptable early in life.

Scientists say they have found the first evidence that infants as young as 11 months can be taught to focus attention, making it easier for them to learn new skills.

Brain Training Games Do Not Make You Smarter

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The findings show that on a range of tests, the volunteers did no better than a control group who simply surfed the internet.

Popular brain training games played by millions every day do not make users any smarter, scientists claim.  In the largest experiment of its kind they showed that the games, found on machines like the Nintendo DS, did not improve memory or a host of other mental skills.

 

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