Small et al. find 4-weeks of mental and physical training improved cognition among older adults

Small et al. find 4-weeks of mental and physical training improved cognition among older adults

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"Physical and mental multitasking may boost memory, study suggests" - Medical Xpress. 02/22/2018.

Several modifiable lifestyle factors have been shown to have potential beneficial effects in slowing cognitive decline. A group of UCLA researchers found that a 4-week simultaneous memory training and aerobic exercise program improved memory, attention, and reasoning abilities in older adults with subjective memory impairments. The intervention consisted of 90-minute small group classes held twice weekly.

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Gary Small (USC/UCLA)

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