TITLE

KEEPING YOUR BRAIN FIT

AUTHOR(S)
Larson, Christine
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/11/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the aging process of the brain and related memory loss. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Southern California state that a computer-based mental training program improved the cognitive performance of older people. A Harvard researcher found that beta carotene supplements delayed cognitive decline up to a year and a half. Exercising the brain with cognitive games may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease. INSETS: The Incredible Shrinking Brain;Attacking Alzheimer's;FOR MENTAL MUSCLE.
ACCESSION #
28864521

 

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