Did you know that a challenging job may possibly ward off Alzheimer’s? This evidence is based on one of this month’s expert reviewed articles, which found that over many years, professionals whose jobs require skills such as strategizing and problem solving, may be less likely to suffer from memory and thinking problems than those with less demanding jobs. The key is variety and altering the way your brain functions on a daily basis is imperative.
In the second article, you’ll learn the positive effects of taking part in stimulating cognitive activities, such as crossword puzzles.
The Fisher Center has exciting news to share about Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, a man who challenges his brain every day. Dr. Greengard was honored by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on their 100th anniversary. Learn more and watch a video honoring his work by clicking here.
Your ALZinfo Team