#SCALLQUICKHITS — Lifelong Learning Creates Cognitive Reserve Against Alzheimer’s

Researchers around the world are coming back to the same result over and over when it comes to the role of lifelong learning in fending off Alzheimer’s disease. 

They are finding that those who create a cognitive reserve of knowledge through continuing to learn do tend to be less affected by the ravages of the disease. The reason, it seems, is that there are more places where similar information is stored, creating a buffer against losing knowledge.

Read more here: Cognitive reserve in ageing and Alzheimer’s disease