aging brain

A small amount of exercise may improve our ability to think as we age, but more may not be better, according to a new study
12 Unexpected Things that Mess With Your Memory What's good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced
I used to be interested in the effect of aging on cognition in an objective sense, but now, at age 84, the issue becomes very close at hand. I frequently challenge my memory to be sure that I'm not losing it.
"We're seeking people with all kinds of problems -- or are completely normal -- to build this database," Weiner told the
Forty years ago I had no real backing for my intuition that exercise is the magic bullet, the universal panacea. Now even the brain is targeted for both preventive and therapeutic approaches to cognitive decline.
This research suggests that a physically active lifestyle helps preserve cognitive function. If you want to keep your marbles and your muscles, you better do more than Sudoku.
As life spans continue to lengthen, it's becoming increasingly clear that our brains as well as our bodies are amazingly
As we grow up, we learn patience and self-control, and we grow more adept at our favorite hobbies. And our brains are gaining skills, too: As the birth of new neurons slows down, those cells are learning to communicate more efficiently.
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My momentary mental lapse was another sign that as we age, our memories aren't quite what they once were. In that spirit, here are five tips for keeping your brain active as you age.
As we age, our brain slips into this inner dialogue more easily and regularly which makes it hard to keep hold of other thoughts. The good news is that distractibility does not equal dementia.
Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles studied people doing Web searches while their brain activity was