andrewducker + memory + health   2

'Knitting' may delay memory loss
Engaging in a hobby like reading a book, making a patchwork quilt or even playing computer games can delay the onset of dementia, a US study suggests.

Watching TV however does not count - and indeed spending significant periods of time in front of the box may speed up memory loss, researchers found.
health  alzheimers  aging  memory  knitting 
february 2009 by andrewducker
Drug Erases Fearful Memories
A common blood-pressure drug can selectively dampen fearful memories, according to research published in Nature Neuroscience.
drugs  health  psychology  neuroscience  memory  anxiety 
february 2009 by andrewducker

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