Can Literacy Change Brain Anatomy? by Feggy Ostrosky-Solis
Publisher: Psychology Press; Special edition (January 5, 2006) | ISBN: 1841699683 | Pages: 96 | PDF | 1.4 MB
Several studies have suggested that education and/or literacy may protect not only against the effects of biological aging but also against the clinical manifestation of cerebral neuropathology. In clinical neuro-psychology, much debate has centered on whether the brain is more likely to degenerate as a result of overuse or underuse. There is a popular belief that an active mental life may delay the cognitive deterioration associated with normal aging.