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Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

After the analysis of 65 different variables from almost 30 years of data, researchers identified two strong psychological factors of mortality risk. The first is the self-assessment of one's own health, and the second is mental processing speed. This means that those who perceive themselves to be unhealthy, as well as those who have a decreased speed of mental processing, are

Lack of Health & Fitness in Midlife Connected to Decreased Brain Volume

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Lack of Health & Fitness in Midlife Connected to Decreased Brain Volume

Studies suggest that we may put ourselves at more risk of cognitive decline if we don't maintain our health & fitness. They have proven the significant impact of lifestyle on one's physical health, but the decline in cognitive functioning seems to be inevitable as we grow old. And so, it is also important to look at how health & fitness affect our cognitive function and