Prevent those senior moments from plaguing your senior years. Here’s what you can do to keep your mental skills sharp as you age.

How do you keep your brain young?

 

A rich new area of science is analyzing which healthy habits best keep your mind and memory healthy in the 40s and beyond. Kenneth S. Kosik, MD, co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has studied which habits most powerfully boost our cognitive function. Here he shares the most up-to-date research from innovative labs plus the best brain-boosting tips from his book Outsmarting Alzheimer’s. These are daily habits of people with impressive memory.

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Published on Reader’s Digest June 26, 2018