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Jean Matheson of Greenspring, a retirement community in Springfield, exercises using a stationary bike. A new study shows that exergaming — exercise combined with video games — might offer a greater cognitive benefit than traditional exercise alone.

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Exergaming — exercise combined with video games — might offer a greater cognitive benefit than traditional exercise alone.

The same staccato beeps and flashing graphics that keep some youth glued to video games might also boost cognitive function in senior citizens.

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