Smell (Olfactory) Training not only improves the sense of smell, but cognitive ability. Summary here.
All in Dementia
Smart Art! A great little review of the benefits of art.
Norman Doidge’s blog post on Dale Bredesen’s ‘The End of Alzheimer’s’ - worth a read.
Fascinating study explores if subjects with memory loss problems demonstrate change in memory and cerebral blood flow (CBF) after an 8-week meditation program.
One of the largest studies on the subject found that 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the name used for the degenerative brain disorder associated with repetitive head trauma.
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
A non musician with severe Alzheimer's learns a new song.
Did you know singing showtunes helps with dementia?
Research shows 12 weeks of weekly yoga and meditation improve memory more than computerised brain training.
A mixed methods longitudinal study is currently underway studying the impact of mindfulness in persons with mild cognitive impairment.