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Researchers warn pregnant women and their children to avoid drinking too many sodas, as excessive amounts of sugar in these drinks can negatively impact memory and learning. However, consuming fruits appears to be beneficial for cognitive development, the study reports.
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Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory, according to a preliminary study by UCLA researchers of middle-aged and older adults.
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It doesn't matter if it's Spanish, Arabic, French or even sign-language. Concentrated efforts to learn a second language will be rewarded with new cognitive skill acquisition and a delay of cognitive decline in old age.