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Broad-based memory training program shows results-2759

Broad-based memory training program shows results

As the number of older adults increases, so does the number of misplaced car keys and forgotten names. As a summary of brain training research explains, the brain is a complex organ with over 100 billion nerve cells (neurons), linked by synapses and activated by neurotransmmitters. As people age, the number of neurons and synapses declines. Yet, research indicates it may be possible to improve some brain functions (German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care).

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Storytelling a plus in medical student education-2670

Storytelling a plus in medical student education

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Why memory training helps people with cognitive impairment-2557

Why memory training helps people with cognitive impairment

Brain plasticity refers to the brain’s ability to change and reorganize. A research team wanted to look at the mechanisms behind the brain’s ability to improve memory ability following training in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a condition marked by a decline in thinking ability and memory that does not interfere in daily functioning. MCI can also be a precursor of dementia.

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Storytelling improves communication in people with dementia-2511

Storytelling improves communication in people with dementia

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Training improves memory, probably-2457

Training improves memory, probably

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Brain exercises delay, then speed up, cognitive decline-2293

Brain exercises delay, then speed up, cognitive decline

An interesting new look at brain exercises adds to the body of knowledge on the relationship between planned cognitive activity and the potential for cognitive decline.

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