Articles for Tag: "cognitive function"

Can more playtime mean better grades for kids? 
Can more playtime mean better grades for kids?
A trip to the playground does more for your child than you might think.
What does salt do to your brain? 
What does salt do to your brain?
You’re likely consuming more than you should, and it might be more harmful than you think.
Is this activity the key to healthy brain function? 
Is this activity the key to healthy brain function?
More than 5 millions Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Could you prevent it?
Exercise may improve memory in later years 
Exercise may improve memory in later years
Not working out in your 20s and 30s can raise the risk for mental decline.
“Brain training” benefits seniors years later 
“Brain training” benefits seniors years later
Brief mental training sessions help older adults prevent declines in daily function a decade later, according to a new study.
Slowing down dementia 
Slowing down dementia
A new review suggests that regular exercise can actually slow cognitive decline.
5 tips to stay in shape after retirement 
5 tips to stay in shape after retirement
Keeping fit after retirement is critical for mental and physical health. Here are a few ways to boost your fitness as you age.