Larson, Christine
February 2008
U.S. News & World Report;2/11/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p41
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.


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