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Reasons to read mental health benefits

Oct 13th 2013 at 11:41 PM

Reasons to read mental health benefits - Coinciding with the celebration of World Book Day, the American Society of Neurology have released a list of benefits for your brain involves the habit of reading. These are the main.

Neural connections; According to Coordinator of Dementia Behavior Survey and the American Society of Neurology, "reading is one of the most beneficial to health, as it has been shown to stimulate the brain activity and enhances neuronal connections. " An active brain not only performs better their functions, but increases the speed of response. As we read, we force our brain to think, to sort ideas, concepts interrelate, to exercise memory and imagine, what improves our intellectual stimulating our brains.

Cognitive reserve; Moreover, in recent years, there have been many studies that have linked the level of reading and writing with increased cognitive reserve. "From the point of view of neuroscience, cognitive reserve concept has become extremely important, not only because it has been seen that there is a direct relationship between it and the executive cognitive functioning of our brains as we age, but because has been shown to be a protective factor against the clinical symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases,
"also added "It has been found that the higher cognitive reserve possesses an individual has a greater ability to compensate brain brain damage generated by certain pathologies"

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