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Some types of body fat decrease amount of gray matter in brain...

Sep 9, 2021 by

University of South Australia researchers have found that some types of obesity (unfavorable or neutral) lead to a reduction in the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to a greater risk of dementia and stroke....

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Regular caffeine intake can change brain’s gray matter

Mar 2, 2021 by

A team of researchers from the University of Basel have found that, although temporary, regular caffeine intake can physically change the gray matter of the brain....

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Action video games reduce gray matter

Oct 12, 2017 by

Researchers at two Canadian institutions have found that playing action video games can harm the brain by reducing the amount of gray matter in the hippocampus....

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Why green spaces are good for gray matter

Aug 19, 2017 by

Research at the University of Edinburgh and the University of York found that green spaces trigger changes in the brain for older people. Specifically, it changes the levels of excitement, engagement and frustration....

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Higher moral reasoning linked to gray matter volume

Jul 17, 2015 by

There’s new evidence that people with higher levels of moral reasoning have more gray matter volume in areas of the brain linked to decision-making, conflict processing and social behavior....

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Child abuse linked to reduction of gray matter

Aug 6, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that child abuse of all forms (physical, emotional, sexual, neglect, etc.) is directly linked to the reduction of gray matter in the brain....

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