Research on social interaction and memory loss by Glymour and Berkman (Harvard) in the news
"Follow me on Twitter How Social Interaction May Prevent Dementia" - Psychology Today. 4/25/2019.
As we age, maintaining meaningful interactions become especially important for reducing the risk of cognitive decline. A study conducted by Dr. Lisa Berkman of Harvard University found that individuals who were socially active experienced less decline in memory. In fact, those with the highest sociability reported half as much memory loss compared to those least social. Despite factoring in other demographics like age, gender, race, and health, the statistics remained unchanged.