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Topic- Cognitive health

 

Household chores help women with dementia maintain their identity-5318

Household chores help women with dementia maintain their identity

Over a five to six year period, five interviews were conducted with seven women diagnosed with dementia who were living with their husbands.

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Three actions help promote cognitive health-5315

Three actions help promote cognitive health

Adding to the recent studies and opinion pieces on the actions individuals can take to maintain brain health is a consensus report from the US Institute of Medicine (about to be renamed the National Academy of Medicine).

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Volunteer tutors maintain their brain health-5307

Volunteer tutors maintain their brain health

Older adult volunteers in the Experience Corps tutor students in kindergarten through third grade to improve their literacy skills and serve as mentors. A research team wanted to discover if tutoring would help older adults maintain the function of the brain’s cortex (responsible for many functions, such as language and information processing) and hippocampus (associated with memory).

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Diet, exercise, brain training and health monitoring combine to slow cognitive decline-5290

Diet, exercise, brain training and health monitoring combine to slow cognitive decline

Individual risk factors for cognitive decline have been publicized, but each factor often isolates a single type of risk. What would happen if multiple risk factors were targeted in a comprehensive program?

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Lots of people with Alzheimer's, but doctors may not tell them-5288

Lots of people with Alzheimer's, but doctors may not tell them

Each year, the Alzheimer’s Association in the United States publishes a collection of statistics. The yearbook for 2015 contains details that not only showcase the prevalence of the disease, but also raise a question of physicians’ responses to a diagnosis.

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Cognitive skills fluctuate over time-5281

Cognitive skills fluctuate over time

How do researchers find a large group of people for a study without using college students? The answer for a team investigating aging and cognition involved the Internet and historical data. The results will be published in the journal “Psychological Science.”

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