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Science Talk: Stimulating Brain Activities Delay Onset of Memory Decline
August 4, 2009
— For the second time in six years, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that people who engage in brain-stimulating activities in later years can reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer's and other types of dementia or delay its onset. The latest study, published in Neurology
, found that cognitive activities as diverse as doing crossword puzzles and playing music can delay the occurrence of dementia. See accompanying release
(August 04, 2009)