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Can Physical Exercise Prevent Dementia?

July 24, 2017

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University [...]

Can Forgetting Make You Smarter?

June 26, 2017

For most people having a good memory means being able to remember more information clearly for long periods of time. For neuroscientists too, the inability to remember was [...]

How Being Overweight May Affect Memory

November 1, 2016

Want to stay sharp well into old age? Keep an eye on your waistline, suggests a recent study from the University of Arizona. Having a higher body mass index (BMI) can [...]

Can Running Make You Smarter?

July 15, 2016

To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results [...]
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