cognitive decline
Sex-Biased Alzheimer’s Variant
Sex-Biased Alzheimer’s Variant
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2014
Women with a notorious variant of a gene involved in Alzheimer’s, APOE4, are much more likely than men with the variant to develop the neurodegenerative disease.
Video Game Boosts Multitasking Skills
Video Game Boosts Multitasking Skills
Chris Palmer | Sep 4, 2013
Training for several hours with a racing video game improves the multitasking abilities of 60- to 85-year-olds for up to six months.
Money Troubles Tax the Brain
Money Troubles Tax the Brain
Kerry Grens | Aug 29, 2013
Financial concerns are tied to poorer performance on cognitive tasks.
Opinion: On Living Longer
Opinion: On Living Longer
Raza M. Naqvi | Jun 24, 2013
Memory loss in healthy older adults is on the rise, as are preventive treatments—but there is little evidence that these remedies are effective.