Brain fitness decreases your chance of depression

A new finding has been released from the ongoing Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) study. Not surprisingly, participants who were engaged in some sort of brain training or cognitive exercise were 38% less likely to develop depression (according to the assessment of self-reports). This makes sense as brain exercise is just a part of overall mental health and the more active and capable you are the less likely you are to get bored or get all bummed out about losing you mental faculties.

And there you go, another reason to spend some time each day playing with your mind…

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