Aging Mindfully to Minimize Cognitive Decline

@article{Kurth2017AgingMT,
  title={Aging Mindfully to Minimize Cognitive Decline},
  author={F. Kurth and N. Cherbuin and E. Luders},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Enhancement},
  year={2017},
  volume={1},
  pages={108-114}
}
  • F. Kurth, N. Cherbuin, E. Luders
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Enhancement
  • Aging is known to be associated with a decline in cognitive performance and ability. However, it has been shown that programs geared towards training cognitive processes can amend or even reverse age-related cognitive decline, at least partly. Engaging the brain in intense mental processes, such as those occurring during meditation, might constitute a form of cognitive training. Thus, if practiced regularly, with a certain level of intensity, and over longer periods of time, meditation may be a… CONTINUE READING
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