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What are benefits of games played on mobile devices?

Games that we play on our phones or other mobile devices meet all my criteria for getting in a bit of brain skills training. Typically games we play against the clock, mobile-based games get us to focus, think fast, and think flexibly. Research has shown that by exercising these skills, which often can be challenging as we age, we can improve our performance in these areas.

So what are you waiting for? Pick up that phone and get some game! Don't have a game on your phone -- or have no clue if you do? Most mobile service providers have games you can download to your phone for a minimal charge. Visit your provider's website for more information. If you are still clueless, borrow a teenager!
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