Aditya Shukla Cognition Today
Every new language you learn strengthens wide neural networks that delay cognitive decline.
Those who are mentally active and not passive tend to live longer with better brain function.
Exercise improves motivation, positive feelings, and neural growth. All 3 protect against mental decline.
Music and musical instruments engage the whole body and brain in novel ways, which creates vast resources that fortify the brain.
Loneliness kills the brain. People help people thrive through help and random exchange of benefits.
Effort to improve and motivation to have better skills makes the brain strengthen neural structures that compensate for age-related damage.
Sleep repairs neurons and removes cell debris from the brain. It also refines what you've learned throughout your life for future use.