Brain Fitness Articles. Now with some humor.

More arti­cles that you will find inter­est­ing, fol­low­ing the post a few days ago: 

On the impor­tance and impact of men­tal stim­u­la­tion and training:
- Brain Work-outs (Soci­ety for Neu­ro­science): brief his­to­ry on the sci­ence behind men­tal stimulation
- Train­ing Improves Cog­ni­tive Abil­i­ties of Old­er Adults (Hop­kins Bloomberg School of Pub­lic Health ): results from the Cog­ni­tive Train­ing for Inde­pen­dent and Vital Elder­ly (ACTIVE)

On the role of men­tal stim­u­la­tion in pro­tect­ing the brain:
- Men­tal stim­u­la­tion staves off demen­tia (Med­ical News Today): ‘It turns out that one of the 11 activ­i­ties, the phys­i­cal activ­i­ties we stud­ied, was asso­ci­at­ed with a sig­nif­i­cant risk reduc­tion when looked at one-by-one, and that was dancing”
- Mind-Build­ing Hob­bies Pre­vent Alzheimer’s (Web­MD): more ideas on enrich­ing our lives

On the impor­tance of build­ing a Brain Reserve
- Lev­el of Job Dif­fi­cul­ty Linked to Alzheimer’s (Mil­wau­kee Jour­nal Sen­tinel): good review of the Brain or Cog­ni­tive Reserve 

Oth­er impor­tant aspects
Stress and the Brain (Soci­ety for Neu­ro­science): how stress can hurt mem­o­ry and oth­er brain areas, and ideas to man­age it better
Exer­cise and the Brain (Soci­ety for Neu­ro­science): on the impor­tance of phys­i­cal exercise
Humor, Laugh­ter and The Brain (Soci­ety for Neu­ro­science): want brain exer­cise? tell me a joke! or par­tic­i­pate in The New York­er Car­toon Cap­tion Contest

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