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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Fatigue and sleepiness linked to brain atrophy in “normal” seniors...

Jul 26, 2016 by

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have shown that “normal” older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than usual for their age....

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IQ as we age linked to spotting things quickly

Jul 20, 2015 by

Researchers in the UK tested the visual processing of people at ages 70, 73 and 76 and found that those whose visual processing was the fastest were more likely to stay mentally acute later in life....

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Extra nuts or oil with Mediterranean diet may protect memory

Jun 12, 2015 by

Older adults (average age of 67 for this study) were found to receive protective effects in regards to cognitive function when they followed a Mediterranean diet and supplemented it with additional mixed nuts or extra virgin olive oil....

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More evidence exercise may protect older brains from damage

Apr 1, 2015 by

A new study out of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that the most physically active seniors had no reduction in movement abilities despite MRIs showing high levels of age-related brain damage....

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TBI in older adults linked to greater dementia risk

Dec 13, 2014 by

For adults aged 55 and older, a traumatic brain injury may be linked to an increased risk of dementia....

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