Anxiety Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s

The importance of anxiety-reduction programs cannot be overlooked. Source : Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Anxiety can damage brain — accelerate conversion to Alzheimer’s for those with mild cognitive impairment  Toronto, Canada – People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are at increased risk of converting to Alzheimer’s disease within a few years, but a new study…

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Why are elderly people frequent victims of implausible ‘get rich’ scams? This study suggests the elderly are less able to detect reward prediction errors – the difference between the predicted reward (what they are promised) and the actual reward (what they get). Young and old participants were given a gambling task to guess which of…