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Brain Training Helps Seniors Embrace New Ideas and Challenges

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Intellectually engaging activities such as reading, crossword puzzles and the like are good for the brain. They both help maintain brain functions and contribute to building brain reserve, making the brain more resistant to pathology. A recent study shows that stimulating activities combined with cognitive training may also enhance openness in older adults, the ability to embrace new ideas and challenges.  Continue reading

Why Crosswords Puzzles are not Enough for a Sharper Mind

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

We often wish we could remember better, pay more attention, be more understanding, be less stressed, etc. In other words we all wish we could function better. Is this possible? Experts tell us that to function better we must take care of our physical brain and try to develop and exercise it. Continue reading