When looking specifically at African Americans, the team found they experienced 60% more stressful events than white people during their lifetimes. Researchers said that, in African Americans, each stressful experience was equivalent to approximately four years of cognitive ageing.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Stress And The Brain
Guardian UK: Stressful experiences can age brain 'by years', Alzheimer's experts hear - Child’s death, divorce or job loss linked to poorer cognition in later life, study finds, with African Americans more susceptible