Can Playing Chess Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Eric Gaillard/Reuters French chess players regard their opponents in Russia. Chess can be diverting, amusing, engrossing, perplexing, exasperating, infuriating, and a few other things. But is it good for your mental health? A 2003 study at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx found some evidence that playing challenging mental games can stave [...]