Environmental and Cognitive Enrichment in Childhood as Protective Factors in the Adult and Aging Brain

  title={Environmental and Cognitive Enrichment in Childhood as Protective Factors in the Adult and Aging Brain},
  author={Bertrand Schoentgen and Geoffroy Pierre Gagliardi and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte D{\'e}fontaines},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
Some recent studies have highlighted a link between a favorable childhood environment and the strengthening of neuronal resilience against the changes that occur in natural aging neurodegenerative disease. Many works have assessed the factors – both internal and external – that can contribute to delay the phenotype of an ongoing neurodegenerative brain pathology. At the crossroads of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors, these relationships are unified by the concept of cognitive… 

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