Engaged lifestyle and cognitive function in middle and old-aged, non-demented persons: a reciprocal association?

@article{Bosma2002EngagedLA,
  title={Engaged lifestyle and cognitive function in middle and old-aged, non-demented persons: a reciprocal association?},
  author={Hans Bosma and Martin P. J. van Boxtel and Rudolf W. H. M. Ponds and Marko Jelicic and Peter J. Houx and Job Metsemakers and Jelle Jolles},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Gerontologie und Geriatrie},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={575-581}
}
Some studies have shown that cognitive function is positively affected by an engaged and active lifestyle. However, a recent study found evidence for an opposite causal direction, i.e., persons with good cognitive function more often start to engage in leisure-time activities. Here, we longitudinally examine the causal direction of the association between an engaged lifestyle and cognitive function in middle and old-aged Dutch men and women.    The participants in the prospective cohort study… CONTINUE READING
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