Put Down The Crosswords, Pick Up A Camera, Study Shows Photography Improves Memory

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Dr. Denise Park of the Universitys Center for Vital Longevity, who led the study, said, When youre inside your comfort zone you may be outside of the enhancement zone. We need, as a society, to learn how to maintain a healthy mind just like we know how to maintain vascular health with diet and exercise. We know so little right now. The findings suggest engagement alone is not enough. The three learning groups were pushed very hard to keep learning more and mastering more tasks and skills. Only the groups that were confronted with continuous and prolonged mental challenge improved, Park said. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/put-crosswords-pick-camera-study-shows-photography-improves-memory/

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