The relationship between cognitive engagement and better memory in midlife

Authors: Lisa Bransby, Rachel F Buckley, Emily Rosenich, Katherine H Franks, Nawaf Yassi, Paul Maruff, Matthew P Pase, Yen Ying Lim

Journal: Alzheimer's & Dementia : Diagnosis Assessment & Disease Monitoring

Year Published: 2022

Introduction: Engagement in cognitively stimulating work and activities may slow cognitive decline and dementia. We examined the individual and combined associations of four cognitive engagement indices (educational attainment, occupational complexity, social engagement, and cognitively stimulating leisure […]

White Matter Connectivity in Incident Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Diffusion Spectrum Imaging Study of World Trade Center Responders at Midlife

Authors: Chuan Huang, Minos Kritikos, Sean A P Clouston, Yael Deri, Mario Serrano-Sosa, Lev Bangiyev, Stephanie Santiago-Michels, Sam Gandy, Mary Sano, Evelyn J Bromet, Benjamin J Luft

Journal: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Year Published: 2021

Background: Individuals who participated in response efforts at the World Trade Center (WTC) following 9/11/2001 are experiencing elevated incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at midlife. Objective: We hypothesized that white matter connectivity measured using diffusion […]

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