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Early Fitness Predicts Better Memory in Middle-Age

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

At 50, some people have a better memory than others and experience less cognitive fog. Lifestyle factors may play a role in this variability. Specifically, physical fitness at 25 could predict memory performance in middle-age: the fitter, the better the memory. Continue reading

Physical Fitness Boosts Kids’ Memory

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Being physically fit is among the most relevant factors as far as brain health and performance is concerned. This is true at all ages. A new study further shows the importance of physical fitness in kids, demonstrating its beneficial effects on memory. Continue reading

Stay Physically Fit to Delay Brain Aging

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Walking, jogging, swimming, taking an aerobic class, all these obviously contribute to the good health of your body. Did you know that these could also help your brain stay healthy longer? Results presented recently at the meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, D.C., suggest that physically fit older men and women show fewer age-related changes in their brain than their less fit counterparts. Continue reading