Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Change This

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Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Change This One Habit (It’s Not What You Think)

It’s a simple change. But not an easy one.

We all want brains that function at their best, today, tomorrow, and–we hope–for the rest of our lives. What can we do to make that happen? To try and answer that question, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 “superagers,” people over 65 who have the mental function of those in their 20s. The goal was to find out if there were any observable differences between superager brains and normal brains, and if so, whether the rest of us could use that information to give ourselves better brain function through the years.

The answers are yes, and yes. Superager brains were thick in places where the control groups’ were thin. But they weren’t, as you might guess, the areas related to cognitive processes…

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