With the rising prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases in the modern era, health conscious individuals are researching and applying novel methods to slow the process of cognitive decline and other age-related neurological problems.
Neurofeedback has become one of the go-to therapies being studied and used to slow the natural aging process. Cognitive health in old age goes hand-in-hand with physical health!
Some Brain Games May Grow the Size of Your Brain: Study
As we get older and have perhaps been sustaining years of poor “brain hygiene”, allowing mental habits like stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia to continue unabated, parts of the brain (like the hippocampus, which works to consolidate information from short-term memory to long-term memory) can actually atrophy, often causing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which puts older people at increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.