Use it or lose it… An article in the Fairfax press

In a recent article in the Fairfax press, I was discussing the various ways of maintaining brain health through lifestyle changes. These include exercise, diet and brain training. As our population ages, this is becoming increasingly important. A few simple changes could mean a great deal in older age… If you aren’t exercising, “start low… Read More

Combine Physical and Mental Activity to Improve Memory

In a study of 172 people aged 60-85, Perth researchers showed that a combination of physical and mental activity improved verbal memory (but failed to show benefits for other areas such as executive functions that control focus, attention to details and goal setting, or for visual memory, processing speed or attention). Physical exercise had the… Read More