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Physical Exercise in Old Age Can Stimulate Brain Fitness, But Effect Decreases with Advancing Age

Neuroscientists studied older adults exercising on the treadmill

Physical exercise in old age can improve brain perfusion as well as certain memory skills. This is the finding of Magdeburg neuroscientists who studied men and women aged between 60 and 77. 809 more words

News And Articles

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The study included extensive tests of the volunteers’ physical condition and memory. Furthermore, the study participants were examined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This technique enables detailed insights into the interior of the brain.

Yoga Dog- yoga for kids (and their families)!

I was not a cheerleader in high school. But I am a cheerleader now.  Not in the sense of waving pom-poms and chanting rhymes at a sports event.  347 more words

Breathe

Science has spoken! Reading a paper book is better than e-reading!

As an avid reader of paper books (its crazy that I even have to specify that) I love hearing this kind of news! Reading sharpens my mind, pumps up my creativity, as well as calms my mind and body. 188 more words

Books

Carole Ann Alloway has always loved to take quizzes. This year she decided to challenge herself for more than just amusement’s sake.

“I’ll be 65 in November, but like many people you hear about dementia a lot. 855 more words

Brain Health

Brain Fog - is your brain suffering?

Those of us who have given up gluten are often familiar with the concept of brain fog. Basically that’s what used to happen to us every time we had gluten ( the big protein found in grains such as wheat, rye, spelt, barley and oats). 459 more words

Nutrition

WSJ: Alzheimer's prevention for young people - start now!

Brain health is so important and diet, exercise, yoga, mediation and stress have a huge impact… Coconut oil also helps (read some of my other postings), as does learning a language or a musical instrument…  Genes are important too – but you can improve your odds by living right!   464 more words

Seniors

WSJ: Read this as slowly as you can - and DE-STRESS...

What a gorgeous idea – reading groups that meet to simply read quietly and slowly, luxuriating in the old-fashioned downtime with a great book!

WSJ: Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress… 252 more words

Stress