Aging memories may not be worse, just different

Sep 3, 2020 by

The results of study published in the journal Nature Communications has found that aging memories may not be worse, just different, in terms of how people process the boundaries of events and episodic memory....

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Repeated Head Impacts Worsen Later-Life Cognition

Jul 17, 2020 by

A team of top scientists from across the United State analyzed the records of 13,323 people (average age was 62) and found that those exposed to repetitive head impacts were associated with worsened depression and cognitive function—even decades later....

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Older Adults Share Fewer Memories as They Age

Jul 14, 2020 by

In a sad but telling piece of research published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, scientists used a smartphone app to listen in on the conversations of older adults and found that the older someone is, the less...

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Aerobics at Any Age is a Treat for Your Brain

May 28, 2020 by

Researchers from University of Calgary have found that just six months of exercise improved participants’ performance on tests of executive function (including self-correction and mental flexibility) by 5.7 percent....

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Hearing Aids May Reduce Cognitive Decline Risk

Apr 29, 2020 by

There’s good news for people who wear hearing aids. Researcher have found that after 18 months of hearing aid use, people’s performance on some cognitive test improved. The results were published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine....

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Aspirin Doesn’t Slow Cognitive Decline

Apr 27, 2020 by

Although past research has indicated that aspirin might benefit cardiovascular health, new research seems to indicate that aspirin doesn’t help prevent dementia or slow cognitive decline. The hope was that, since brain and heart health are connected, aspirin might...

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