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Exercise, mindfulness training, or both do not improve cognitive performance in seniors
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Exercise, mindfulness training, or both do not improve cognitive performance in seniors

Older adults work with exercise trainers as part of a study to see whether exercise, mindfulness training, or both might improve cognitive performance in seniors. A new study did not show such improvements, though the researchers are continuing to explore whether there may be some cognitive effects over a longer time period. A large study that focused on whether exercise and mindfulness training could boost cognitive function in older adults found no such improvement following either intervention. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California, San Diego, studied the cognitive effects of exercise, mindfulness training or both for up to 18 months in older adults who reported age-related changes in memory but had not be...