Making Art Tied to Fewer Cognitive Problems in Old Age
A Mayo Clinic study finds decades spent on creative work pay off.
Are you concerned about developing thinking and memory problems in old age? Research suggests there are ways to increase the odds you will stay sharp, including mental stimulation, physical exercise, and healthy eating.
A just-published study from the Mayo Clinic points to yet another activity that, consistently pursued for decades, may be even more effective at warding off cognitive decline: making art.[x_button shape=”square” size=”large” float=”none” block=”true” circle=”true” href=”http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/making-art-tied-to-fewer-cognitive-problems-in-old-age” title=”Making Art Tied to Fewer Cognitive Problems in Old Age” target=”blank” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover”]READ MORE![/x_button]
Author: TOM JACOBS