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Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement – WebMD

Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement – WebMD | Alzheimer's Support | Scoop.it
'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

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It's good to know that use it or lose it might really be true and that includes brain activity as well.

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Pacific Cove's curator insight, April 7, 2014 3:14 AM

People with jobs that require problem solving, planning and information analysis appear more likely to retain a clear memory and keen reasoning as they grow older, said lead author Gwen Fisher, an assistant professor of psychology at Colorado State University.

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