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University studies or taking leadership roles 'helps prevent dementia'

University studies or taking leadership roles 'helps prevent dementia' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The study of 2,315 mentally fit over 65s at the University of Exeter found those who challenged their brain in early or mid life were more resilient to changes resulting from age or illness.

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Cognitive Function and Ageing Study Wales (CFAS-Wales) is funded by the ESRC.

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Want to stay mentally healthy in older age? Stimulate your brain in early life

Want to stay mentally healthy in older age? Stimulate your brain in early life | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Stimulating the brain by taking on leadership roles at work or staying on in education help people stay mentally healthy in later life, according to new research.

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The Cognitive Function and Ageing Study Wales, receives funding from the ESRC. The article also quotes Professor Bob Woods, who is director of this study.

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