Can a Handheld Game Really Give Your Brain a Workout?

There’s a certain extravagance to the claims made the makers of two handheld games from Nintendo and Radica. Use our products regularly, they suggest, and not only will your brain get a workout, but you may even be able to turn back the clock on your gray matter!

Reporters and critics who had initially given a pass to Nintendo’s ‘Brain Age,’ and by extension the less ambitious Radica ‘Brain Games,’ are now looking at these games with a more gimlet-eye.

In my latest post to my blog on informal learning called The Learner’s Guild, I look at the two games and draw my own conclusions.

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