(Mass Appeal) – Seems that everyone today is hooked on the word game Wordle. A few years ago it was Words with Friends and there have always been crossword puzzles, circle a word, and even Scrabble. While these games are fun, do they help our brain’s cognitive functions as we age? Dr. Rebecca Spencer, a Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences at UMass Amherst, has studied this and joins me to discuss.