22 March 2009

Brain health promoted during Brain Awareness Week

Learning new things vital to brain health
Brisbane Times: 18 March 2009
Crosswords are good, a balanced diet is always important but the key to long-term brain health is to keep it ticking over as often as possible.

Associate Professor Stephen Robinson says research in the field of Alzheimer's and dementia is increasingly pointing to the importance of having an active life, with lots of unique mental stimuli.

"Doing crosswords or other puzzles, you'll activate part of your brain but that leaves massive amounts of it unactivated," said Prof Robinson, of the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine at Melbourne's Monash University. … > full story

Mind Your Mind (Alzheimer’s Australia)
The Health Brain Program (The Brain Foundation)
International Brain Awareness Week (16 – 22 March 2009)

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