Engage your Brain: ECBH Recommendations on Cognitively Stimulating Activities

Global Council on Brain Health, August 2017

This report from the Global Council on Brain Health investigates the evidence for how cognitively stimulating activities have a beneficial effect on brain health.  The report finds that the evidence to support the benefits of games and puzzles is weak to non-existent and suggests that other activities such as photography, dancing, Tai Chi, learning a language etc., may be more effective.

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Internet-delivered exposure-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and behavioural stress management for severe health anxiety: randomised controlled trial

British Journal of Psychiatry, 7 August 2014

Talking therapies delivered via the Internet are more effective ways of treating severe anxiety than other web-based psychological treatments, a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests.

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