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Alzheimer’s drug fails to reduce significant agitation

Alzheimer’s drug fails to reduce significant agitation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A drug prescribed for Alzheimer's disease does not ease clinically significant agitation in patients, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the U.K., U.S. and Norway.
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Active older adults less likely to experience psychological distress

Active older adults less likely to experience psychological distress | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
In a study examining the relationship between physical activity and physical function, researchers from Australia discovered that older adults who experienced any level of psychological distress were more than four times more likely to experience...
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Aging and Anorexia: Silent Crisis of Eating Disorders in Older Women?

Aging and Anorexia: Silent Crisis of Eating Disorders in Older Women? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Are older women silently starving themselves?

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Jaimee's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:23 AM

People are always focusing on the younger women instead of also acknowledging that older women can still think their body image is horrible and i would imagine that it is worse. Due to what negative effect occur as you age.

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Anticipation of stressful situations accelerates cellular aging

Anticipation of stressful situations accelerates cellular aging | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The ability to anticipate future events allows us to plan and exert control over our lives, but it may also contribute to stress-related increased risk for the diseases of aging, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
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Strategy shift with age can lead to navigational difficulties

Strategy shift with age can lead to navigational difficulties | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A researcher believes studying people's ability to find their way around may help explain why loss of mental capacity occurs with age.
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Music training has biological impact on aging process

Music training has biological impact on aging process | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to a new study from Northwestern University.
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Chronic cocaine use may speed up aging of brain

Chronic cocaine use may speed up aging of brain | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain ageing.
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Finding reason in delusion

Finding reason in delusion | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Dementia — an acute loss of cognitive ability — can be marked by memory loss, decreased attention span, and disorientation.
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Sleep gets better with age, not worse

Sleep gets better with age, not worse | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Aging does not appear to be a factor in poor sleep, a new survey of more than 150,000 Americans shows. In fact, subjective sleep quality seems to improve over a lifetime, with the fewest complaints coming from people in their 80s.
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Aging Intelligently

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Human intelligence is highly variable among people, but only somewhat variable across a person’s lifespan. New research points to genes as the keys to maintaining intelligence as we age.

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Green Tea Protects Against Functional Disability Linked To Aging

Green Tea Protects Against Functional Disability Linked To Aging | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Regular green tea drinkers have a lower risk of developing functional disability, researchers from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan, reported in the American Journa...
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