Probably not. Last fall, more than 60 neuroscientists and other experts signed a letter which noted, “No studies have demonstrated that playing brain games cure or prevents Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.”

Your best bet for fending off memory and thinking problems may be a combination of regular exercise, a healthy diet, sound sleep, and engaging in new activities, such as studying another language, taking dance lessons, or learning to play a new instrument.

Source:  Consumer Reports on Health August 205