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As we get older, it's vitally important to keep the mind active and fit. In this film, brain guru Tony Buzan talks about the common problems and misconceptions of aging, as well as the secrets behind having a healthy mind at any age. http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-age-proof-your-brain

In fact, all neuroscientists are recommending that you learn new things in order to age-proof your brain.

There are 3 key things you can do :-


1. Give your brain strong mental tasks - like start your PhD. at 50, learn a new language at 60. It needs to be something challenging - not just sudoko - because our brains are lazy and want to get away with not working  if they can.

2. Physical Exercise – We have all seen...

Neuropathologists can confirm clinical diagnoses at death by doing an autopsy. Such work can reveal the presence of markers characteristic of particular diseases. This might include neurofibrillary tangles and neuritic plaques indicating the presence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or stroke as examples. The other interesting thing about autopsies of the brain is that the neuropathologist may uncover something peculiar about the person’s brain that can help to explain that person’s talent or...

Each brain cell, or neuron, is capable of making up to 50,000 thoughts each

Neuro-plasticity - meants that you can teach an old dog new tricks

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