In much the same way that physical exercise can help keep a body fit and energized, brain stimulation can aid in maintaining a sharp mind, especially as you age. Studies suggest that if we continue to learn as we age, the mind remains flexible. That could lead to a higher quality of life.
Meet Nolan Bushnell, the father of the video game industry, creator of Pong and founder of Atari, who has redirected his love of video games to help adults who are growing older. “I don't know if you noticed,“ he tells Inside E Street, “but I got into anti-aging games because my hair was starting to turn white.” Bushnell is now the chief game visionary at Anti-AgingGames.com, a site developed to help adults keep a flexible mind through the use of online games. Elizabeth Amini, the CEO of Anti-Aging Games, demonstrates some of the available games found on their website.
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