Clue to brain health

The Courier & Advertiser (Angus and The Mearns Edition) - - Comment -

The key to a healthy brain could be the com­ple­tion of cross­words. Re­search shows brain func­tion is con­sid­er­ably im­proved among el­derly peo­ple who play word games on a reg­u­lar ba­sis.

In­deed, some peo­ple who en­gage in such pur­suits have brain func­tion equiv­a­lent to those 10 years younger.

The find­ings may not be cer­tain, but the aca­demics do hope to have solved an age-old puz­zle.

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