Older adults who maintain a high level of ordinary physical activity, such as house cleaning and walking the dog, as well as exercise, have more gray matter in their brains than those who are less active, according to a study conducted at Rush University Medical Center. The gray matter in the brain includes regions responsible for thinking and feeling, memory, speech, controlling muscle movement, and more. (February 14, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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