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Posted on Aug. 15, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Alzheimer's Disease Lifestyle
Gardens Calm the Senses

Outdoor green spaces offer environments that help to promote relaxation, encourage activity and reduce agitation, among nursing home residents suffering from dementia.

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Posted on Aug. 6, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Anti-Aging Lifestyle
Tablet Computers Promote Cognitive Acuity

Seniors who spend 15 hours a week using a tablet-style computer demonstrate enhanced cognitive skills.

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Posted on Aug. 6, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Sleep
Less Sleep May Age the Brain

The less time that older men and women sleep, the faster their brains may age.

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Posted on July 31, 2014, 6 a.m. in Environment Brain and Mental Performance
Air Pollution May Prompt Cognitive Decline

Fine particulate matter air pollution, typified by vehicle exhaust, may hasten cognitive decline in older adults.

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Posted on July 28, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Lifelong Learning Leads to Longer Cognitive Acuity

Education, career, and interpersonal activities may be key to retaining memory and thinking skills later in life.

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Posted on July 24, 2014, 6 a.m. in Sleep Brain and Mental Performance
Quality Sleep a Cognitive Essential

Men and women ages 50 and older who get six to nine hours of sleep a night think better than those sleeping fewer or more hours.

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Posted on July 21, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Brain and Mental Performance
Poor Cardiovascular Health May Raise Cognitive Problems

The risk of developing learning and memory impairments with age may be significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health.

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Posted on July 14, 2014, 6 a.m. in Blood Pressure Brain and Mental Performance
Latent Adverse Effects of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure in middle age may compromise memory later in life.

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Posted on July 11, 2014, 7:27 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Speaking Two Languages Benefits the Aging Brain

Bilingualism has a positive effect on cognition later in life.

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Posted on July 11, 2014, 7:26 a.m. in Environment Brain and Mental Performance Mental Health
Air Pollution Linked to Behavioral & Mental Disorders

Exposure to air pollution early in life may contribute to autism and schizophrenia.

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