A new study provides evidence that eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids may be associated with lower blood levels of a protein (beta amyloid) related to Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems.
Click twice to enlarge Presented by: Term Life Insurance Resource How the brain ages Nice infographic above about how the brain ages from Term Life. The figure below is taken from Trey Hedden & John Gabrieli at Stanford University. It shows the life course of different cognitive abilities underlying IQ, with declines setting in for
Three Dimensions of Intelligence Individuals differ in their levels of overall intelligence, and their specific cognitive abilities. The American Psychological Society gives the following definition for this: Individuals differ from one another in their ability to understand complex ideas, to adapt effectively to the environment, to learn from experience, to engage in various forms of
A lower IQ is related to more mortality risk. This is well established, even when taking into account health and other social factors such as income and education.
The five factors of general intelligence and overall IQ level (G) explained, and data on how they change over the lifespan.
There are two stereotypes about the mental abilities of older individuals – a negative one and a positive one.This blog post looks at some welcome evidence.