Tag Archives: Cognitive

Regular Exercise Linked To Lower Cognitive Impairment Risk

According to research, participating in regular physical activity is linked to less cognitive function decline in older individuals. Some studies have indicated that physical activity is linked to reduced rates of cognitive impairment in older individuals. Many of these studies have however been carried out among generally healthy individuals, and have relied on not always… Read More »

Meta-analysis highlights important challenges in cognitive processing for adults with ASD

The first comprehensive, systematic review and meta-analysis of adults with autism shows that despite having an intact IQ, these adults have medium to large impairments in four key social- and non-social cognitive domains: theory of mind, emotion perception and knowledge, processing speed, and verbal learning and memory. The results may help create a roadmap for… Read More »

The connection between hearing loss and cognitive decline

Does hearing loss cause cognitive impairment and dementia? And can you prevent or delay cognitive loss with hearing aids? These are tough questions to answer. The link between hearing loss and cognitivedecline is still a puzzle for researchers. Multiple studies have tackled the issue. One meta-analysis from February analyzed 11 studies dating back to 2016 to… Read More »