Tag Archives: Reasoning

Re-Examining the Potential of Brain Training for Reducing Risk of Developing Dementia (NHS Choices / Alzheimer’s & Dementia)

Summary There appears to be some evidence that brain training (cognitive stimulation) using computer-based memory training games may assist in the preservation of cognitive functioning in older adults, aged 65 or above, and might have some limited potential to help … Continue reading

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Mental Deterioration Starts in Mid-Life (BBC News / BMJ / Whitehall II Study)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary Research at University College London indicates that the brain starts to deteriorate as early as 45 years of age. Researchers … Continue reading

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