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Posted on Jan. 26, 2015, 6 a.m. in Lifestyle Brain and Mental Performance Mental Health
The Internet’s Net Worth

The Internet – and in particular, social media – can help to foster social inclusion among the older population, thereby potentially improving mental well‐being and cognitive performance.

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Posted on Jan. 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Diagnostics Stroke
Balance Predicts Brain Health

The ability to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or more may correlate to better cognitive function and reduced stroke risk.

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Posted on Jan. 20, 2015, 6 a.m. in Lifestyle Brain and Mental Performance
Keys to Health Literacy

 Certain types of mental activity may help people to understand doctors’ instructions as they age.

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Posted on Jan. 13, 2015, 6 a.m. in Stress Brain and Mental Performance
Stressful Relationships Strain the Brain

Close but stressful personal relationships in midlife may contribute to cognitive decline later in life.

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Posted on Jan. 9, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Diet
Trans Fats Translate into Memory Problems

Men ages 45 years and younger who consume high amounts of trans fats may experience difficulties with word recall.

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Posted on Jan. 6, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Job Complexity May Protect Cognitive Skills

People engaged in mentally engaging jobs – such as engineers, architects, and teachers – may better retain memory and thinking abilities as they age.

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Spice Up Breakfast to Rev Up Memory Skills

Adding a gram of turmeric to breakfast may improve memory, among those who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.

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Posted on Dec. 26, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Learn a Language to Exercise the Brain

Learning a new language changes your brain network both structurally and functionally.

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Posted on Dec. 24, 2014, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Brain and Mental Performance
Hops Compound May Improve Cognitive Skills

Xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops and beer, may improve cognitive function, in a mouse model.

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Posted on Dec. 19, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Functional Foods
Cocoa Compounds Enhance Brain Region Involved in Memory

The brain’s dentate gyrus region – involved in memory, responds to dietary cocoa flavanols.

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