All in Ageing
Interesting article on research out of the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill. A study on rats suggests the ageing brain is more plastic than the young brain, but that the plasticity is more dysregulated.
A handy and referenced summary on the impact of aerobic and non aerobic exercise on neuroplasticity.
Healthy ageing diets other than the Mediterranean…here.
Evidence that hippocampal neurogenesis occurs throughout adult life.
An extract from an abstract in Psychoneuroendocrinology: 'From our results, we hypothesise that the cumulative effects of a regular meditation practice may, in the long-term, help to slow the epigenetic clock and could represent a useful preventive strategy for age-related chronic diseases.'
Ageing research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.
Loneliness might be a preclinical sign for Alzheimer's
Purpose is a key component.