By Clare Wilson
People with intellectually stimulating jobs are slightly less likely to develop dementia when they are older – and we may have some new clues about how a person’s lifestyle physically protects their brain.
The finding adds support to the idea that people with more active intellectual lives are somehow buffered against dementia through a “cognitive reserve”, but it is still unclear if we can reduce dementia risk by changing our lifestyles.
The idea of cognitive reserve stems from …
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