Live Science: Too much sitting may shrink the part of your brain tied to memory

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

It may be time to ditch the desk chair: A new study links sitting too much each day with memory problems in middle-age and older adults. Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that long stretches of sedentary behavior — like spending all day in your desk chair — were linked to changes in a part of the adult brain that’s critical for memory. (April 13, 2018)

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