By: Alvaro Fernandez
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, so let me share these 20 Must-Know Facts to Harness Neuroplasticity & Improve Brain Health that come from the hundreds of scientific and medical studies we analyzed Read the rest of this entry »
Physical activity may leave the brain more open to change (EurekAlert)
“Learning, memory, and brain repair depend on the ability of our neurons to change with experience. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 7 have evidence from a small study in people that exercise may enhance this essential plasticity of the adult brain. Read the rest of this entry »
Businessman turned love of pingpong into charity (Virginia Beach Beacon):
“The elder Lees, now 76, still plays and heads up a table tennis club on the Eastern Shore…Ken Lees said it was local neurologist Dr. Scott Sautter who helped him realize the therapeutic benefits of pingpong on brain fitness and mental health…
“It’s like aerobic chess,” Read the rest of this entry »
Hard Evidence We Can Slow Alzheimer’s By Exercising The Body And The Mind (Forbes):
“Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared diagnoses among patients…once the disease has been diagnosed, there is nothing modern medicine can do to stop it.
But it can be slowed, and a new study presented Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
Can exercise reduce behavior problems and enhance cognition in children with ADHD?
Results from multiple studies indicate that exercise mitigates aging-related declines in cognitive functioning and that it may enhance cognitive functioning in older adults. Exercise has also been shown to be Read the rest of this entry »