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
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.

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