Tag Archives: Memory

Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who got help setting goals to be more socially, physically, or cognitively active had slower memory decline than those who did not receive such help, concludes an NIA-funded study published Sept. 10 in JAMA Neurology. The results point to a possible way to reduce dementia risk in… Read More »

Environmental factors that are known to affect memory

A variety of factors come into play when considering brain and cognitive health. Environmental factors may seem insignificant, but in reality, they play a crucial role in determining the status of one’s brain health including memory. Environmental factors can be changed, however. They can be manipulated to allow you to become healthier and thus reduce… Read More »

Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory?

Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory? Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory? Being physically active has numerous health benefits. We know regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, strokes, and diabetes. But exercise also affects the mind. It reduces depression and anxiety, and now, research indicates it boosts memory function. Researchers at the University of… Read More »