Puzzle Your Way to a Better Brain

New research links crosswords and other mentally challenging puzzles and games with larger brain size and better cognition.

Crossword puzzles may wear down your pencil point, but they also build up your brain, new research suggests. A study involving healthy older adults who were at greater-than-normal risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) suggests that individuals who regularly enjoy crosswords and other types of puzzles or play checkers, cards, or other games may experience significant […]

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