Increased Responsiveness to Novelty is Associated with Successful Cognitive Aging

Abstract

The animal literature suggests that exposure to more complex, novel environments promotes neurogenesis and cognitive performance in older animals. Studies in humans indicate that participation in intellectually stimulating activities may serve as a buffer against mental decline and help to sustain cognitive abilities. Here, we show that across old adults… (More)
DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2006.18.10.1759

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