Does Cognitive Training Prevent Cognitive Decline?

  title={Does Cognitive Training Prevent Cognitive Decline?},
  author={M. Butler and Ellen M McCreedy and Victoria A. Nelson and Priyanka S. Desai and E. Ratner and H. Fink and L. Hemmy and J. McCarten and T. Barclay and M. Brasure and H. Davila and R. Kane},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • M. Butler, Ellen M McCreedy, +9 authors R. Kane
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Fear of losing one's cognitive ability to Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD) and ultimately declining to a state considered by many to be worse than death (1) is driving a growing brain-training industry. Cognitive training programs, marketed to otherwise healthy adults and persons with a recent diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), make bold claims for reversing brain aging. Such claims include the ability to boost cognitive reserve in midlife (with cognitive reserve… CONTINUE READING
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