Brain Volume & Cardiorespiratory Fitness

New research, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), suggests that greater cardiorespiratory fitness in middle aged adults is associated with more brain volume and greater white matter integrity measured five years later. Reference Zhu, N., JAcobs, D.R., Schreiner, P.J., Launer, L.J., Whitmer, R.A., Sidney, S., Demerath, E., Thomas, W., Bouchard, C., He, K., Erus, G., Battapady,… Read More

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Brain Training & Angry Faces

Research Paper Title Differential Brain Activation to Angry Faces by Elite Warfighters: Neural Processing Evidence for Enhanced Threat Detection. Background Little is known about the neural basis of elite performers and their optimal performance in extreme environments. The purpose of this study was to examine brain processing differences between elite warfighters and comparison subjects in… Read More