The Big Story: April 24, 2017

Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” on display at the Peabody Essex Museum’s exhibit: “Rodin: Transforming Sculpture.” (Andrea Shea/WBUR)

Be skeptical of ads declaring you can rev up your brain’s performance by challenging it with products from the growing brain-training industry — science does not support many of the claims — according to a recent study by a team of Florida State University researchers.

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