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'Brain games' fail to boost IQ

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New research suggests that brain training computer games do not make you smarter.

A study run by the BBC website "Lab UK" and published in the journal Nature found there was no difference in the performance of people who did brain-training tasks and those who simply used the internet for the same amount of time.

Fergus Walsh reports.

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