Cognitive activity, education and socioeconomic status as preventive factors for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimers disease
Psychiatry Research, 05/15/2012
Sattler C et al. – The authors' results confirm the hypothesis that a high level of cognitive leisure activities acts as a protective factor against the development of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease by increasing cognitive reserve. This effect is not accounted for by important potential confounders.