Category Archives: Mild cognitive impairment

Stress and hippocampal size

“How our bodies respond to stressors to a large effect determines our overall health.” (Frodle & O´Keane, in press). The seahorse is a delicate little thing. So is its cerebral namesake. The hippocampus, which is the scientific name of the … Continue reading

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Physical exercise can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

In my last post I discussed the positive impact of exercise on brain structure and function. For those of you who are constantly on the lookout for something to help with your motivation to exercise, I have more good news: … Continue reading

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