Positive Outlook Predicts Less Memory Decline – Study

We may wish some memories could last a lifetime, but many physical and emotional factors can negatively impact our ability to retain information throughout life.

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A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful—what psychologists call “positive affect”—are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. This result adds to a growing body of research on positive affect’s role in healthy aging.

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  1. Need to turn off the news at the moment, eh?

    Seriously, that makes perfect sense.

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