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Too Much or Too Little Sleep Accelerates Cognitive Aging by A4M Posted Mon 16 May 2011 10:20pm Posted on 2011-05-13 06:00:00 in Brain and Mental Performance | Sleep | New research suggests that changes in sleep that occur during late middle-age appear to have a si ... Read on »
Update: Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age, and Industry Webinar by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 12:00am Here you have the August edition of our monthly newsletter covering cognitive health and brain fitness topics. Please remember that you can subscribe to receive this by email, using the box at the top of this page. Scientific publication Frontiers in Neuroscience recently published a special issue on Augmenting Cognition, and invited ... Read on »
New Research Partnership in Cognitive Aging by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 7:08pm via Press release : The Research Partnership in Cognitive Aging , a public-private effort to promote the study of brain function with age, will award up to $28 million over five years to 17 research grants to examine the neural and behavioral profiles of healthy cognitive aging and explore interventions that may prevent, reduce or reverse ... Read on »
Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age (Frontiers in Neuroscience article!) by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:00am (Editor’s note: this article belongs to the excellent May 2009 special issue on Augmenting Cognition of scientific journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, Volume 3, Issue 1. You can order this issue, for 50 euros, here. Highly recommended for scientists and technical readers interested in the science. This article, an industry overview, is re ... Read on »
Too much or too little sleep accelerates cognitive aging by 4-7 years by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 May 2011 12:00am - A study in the May 1, 2011 issue of the journal Sleep describes how changes in sleep that occur over a five-year period in late middle age affect cognitive function in later life. The findings suggest that women and men who begin ... Read on »
Cognitive plasticity in the aging mind by Dr. Chris P. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:17pm (Weird: Found this one buried in my “Drafts” folder. I think I originally wrote it in early January. Better late than never, I suppose.) The December issue of Psychology and Aging is devoted to the relationship between cognitive plasticity and aging. The pieces range from hardcore cellular neuroscience (” Stem-cell-associated structural an ... Read on »
Cognitive Liberty in an Age of Neurotechnology by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:00pm Top Bioethicists. Physicians & Psychologists to speak at UN Panel to discuss "Cognitive Liberty in an Age of Neurotechnology" Contact: Ana Lita (212) 687-3324 | IHEU - Appignani Center for Bioethics to host panel, Friday, Dec. 1, 2006 NEW YORK – On Friday, Dec. 1, 2006 a panel of leading bioethicists and physicians ... Read on »
Medications Found to Cause Long Term Cognitive Impairment of Aging Brain by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 2:59pm Drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions including insomnia, allergies, or incontinence negatively affect the brain causing long term cognitive impairment in older African-Americans, according to a study appearing in the July 13, 2010 print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Th ... Read on »
Cognitive Assessment for the Ages by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 9:02am Ralph J. Kiernan, PhD presented a webinar on Cognistat–a more customized cognitive assessment. The seminar, offered through the American Society on Aging, was enlightening considering the major role the Mini-Mental State Exam still plays. I invited Dr. Kiernan to write an article for’s professionals and encourage family ... Read on »
Life Experience May Offset Cognitive Decline Due to Aging by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 07 Nov 2013 12:00am Could life experience make up for some of the effects of age on the brain? According to researchers from the School of Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside, it can and does. The research group measured a person's decision making ability over their entire lifespan. Using two differ ... Read on »