Feb 14, 2012 Comments Off
By: Alvaro Fernandez
I just had the chance to discuss latest neuroscientific research and thinking with Dr. Yaakov Stern, one of the leading scientists studying how to build a neuroprotective cognitive reserve across the lifespan. Dr. Stern leads the Cognitive Neuroscience Division at the Columbia University Sergievsky Center. What follows is a Q&A session conducted via email over the last week.
Alvaro Fernandez: What do you make of the recent study “Association of Lifetime Cognitive Engagement and Low β-Amyloid Deposition”?
Yaakov Stern: I find these results very intriguing. The concept of cognitive reserve posits that Read the rest of this entry »