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Global Council on Brain Health

Global Council on Brain Health

Check out this link for more information on the Global Council on Brain Health, here! During the summer of 2016, the GCBH Governance Committee approved the following recommendations on physical activity and brain health for people as they age. Be sure to click on the link to read more!

Significant Drop In Walking Speed Predicts Future Cognitive Decline In Older Adults

Significant Drop In Walking Speed Predicts Future Cognitive Decline In Older Adults

What does walking speed have to do with cognitive function? Our own Dr. John Best is featured in this article and explains more here!

Getting More ZZZs

Getting More ZZZs

Having trouble sleeping at night? Wondering if taking naps is harmful or beneficial? Our sleep expert Dr. Glenn Landry explains it all in this article here!

Ask an Expert: I’m Too Busy to Sleep! How Does Losing Sleep Affect My Brainpower?

Ask an Expert: I’m Too Busy to Sleep! How Does Losing Sleep Affect My Brainpower?

VCHRI featured Dr. Glenn Landry in their news article! Read this Q&A to find out more about the importance of sleep and how we can improve our situations here!

The World of Science: Scientists Analyze the Training Boom

The World of Science: Scientists Analyze the Training Boom

This Swedish show featured our own Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose in “The World of Science”! The show combines her explanation of exercise benefits with other research testing out new gadgets. Watch it here!

Weight-Lifting is Good For the Aging Brain

Weight-Lifting is Good For the Aging Brain

CBC Radio did an interview with Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose! This nine-minute audio clip explains the study done on weight-training and the results. Click here to hear more!

Weight Training and Aerobic Exercise Linked to Better Brain Health: Study

Weight Training and Aerobic Exercise Linked to Better Brain Health: Study

Check out this post on The Globe and Mail! This article explains some details for why weight training can benefit the brain! Click here to read more!

Weight Training May Fix Age-Related ‘Potholes’ In Brain’s Highways

Weight Training May Fix Age-Related ‘Potholes’ In Brain’s Highways

Our very own Teresa Liu-Ambrose is featured in this CBC news post! Read more about how walking speed slows down 10 years before cognitive impairment, and how resistance training can help! Click here to read more!

Lifting Weights May Aid The Brain, UBC Study Finds

Lifting Weights May Aid The Brain, UBC Study Finds

Have you noticed the pattern in our news postings? Yep, resistance training seems to show some pretty good benefits to the brain– on top of all the other benefits! Get the details from the interview with The Globe and Mail, featuring our amazing Teresa Liu-Ambrose! Click here!

Can You Get Smarter?

Can You Get Smarter?

Wow! We made The New York Times yet again! Two of our studies were included in this article. Take a look here!