Health

May 16, 2022

Study Finds That Remote Workers Are Equally as Productive as Those in the Office

Working remotely comes with some compelling benefits, namely the freedom to choose where to work, when to work, and the chance to spend more time with loved ones. But, having all that freedom, are employees working remotely as productive as those in the office? Good news for fans of remote work: a Texas A&M study recently found that the answer to that is a resounding yes.

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March 31, 2022

Researchers Discover That Your Brain’s Mental Speed Doesn’t Decline Until Your 60s

Aging is natural, but it can inspire a level of anxiety. Will one's health decline? Will mental acuity slip? While every person will age differently, scientific studies have shown that metabolism does not drastically decline until after age 60. Now, a study by psychologists at Heidelberg University and published in Nature Human Behaviour suggests that cognitive processing speeds, or mental speeds, are similarly maintained until about age 60.

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November 17, 2021

Clever Urban Planning May Protect the Cognitive Health of Aging Populations

Declining cognitive function is a serious concern facing aging populations. American demographics have been steadily aging—by 2050, 90 million American adults will be over 65, almost twice the current population of seniors. As Americans age, protecting cognitive function will become an even more important concern. A new study suggests that the neighborhoods seniors live in can help preserve functioning—a finding which could impact future urban planning and social policy.

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