Monday, February 23, 2009

Knitting Can Delay Memory Loss

Knitting or playing computer games can delay the memory loss associated with aging, but watching television accelerates it, says a recent study.

Engaging in a hobby like reading a book, making a patchwork quilt or even playing computer games can delay the onset of dementia, a US study suggests.

Watching TV however does not count - and indeed spending significant periods of time in front of the box may speed up memory loss, researchers found. Read more

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