Brain training can help older adults stay sharp for years

Brain training can help older adults stay sharp for years

A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years after the course ended, according to results from the largest study ever done on cognitive training. Older adults who

Brain Training May Forestall Dementia Onset for Years

Brain Training May Forestall Dementia Onset for Years

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up

Virtual Reality Testing for Brain Fitness

Virtual Reality Testing for Brain Fitness

Watch the Tampa Bay abc newscast: https://www.ksat.com/news/virtual-reality-testing-for-brain-fitness Posted: 4:36 PM, May 12, 2016 Updated: 4:36 PM, May 12, 2016 CLEARWATER, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) StockSnap / Pixabay[/caption] – About 17 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury every year. It can

Physical Fitness Associated with Brain Health

Physical Fitness Associated with Brain Health

Like muscles of the body, the brain is prone to decline, and atrophies as we age. White matter is the tissue through which messages pass between different areas of the brain. As white matter tracts break down, it becomes more