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Dementia is a description of any progressive disorder that takes away a person’s cognitive and functional abilities.
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From the first large studies monitoring the mental functioning of the same group of healthy humans over many years, scientists have uncovered unexpected results.
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Molecules that are important in brain development may help treat or prevent brain injuries and disorders.
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Neuroscientists believe that the brain can remain relatively healthy and full-functioning as it ages.
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Our best insights into how the normal brain ages come from long-term studies of the nervous system that began decades ago.
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Crossword puzzles and similar games can help you learn words and improve specific skills, but they won't enhance overall brain function.
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