Lifestyle Strategies for Promoting Lifelong Brain Health

Vonetta M. Dotson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Georgia State University

Live lecture date: 04/04/2022

These learning questions are brought to you by the KnowNeuropsychology / APPCN collaboration.

*This quiz has a mixture of multiple-choice question and discussion questions.

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Exercise can lead to growth of new neurons, which leads to increase in brain volumes, especially in the:

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Cognitive reserve buffers against brain changes or damage that can come from age or injury. Based on research, what factor below has not been shown to contribute to cognitive reserve?

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Research has shown that older adults and people with dementia who exercise do not show an increase in brain volumes and efficiency, because they have already sustained significant age-related changes or damage to the brain.

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Engaging in a variety of activities that keep the brain active is better than increasing the frequency and intensity with which you engage in a single activity.

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Which of the following statements about brain health supplements is false?

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During your feedbacks with patients, what are some tips you can give, and some solutions to explore, regarding starting a brain-healthy lifestyle?

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Why is sleep important for overall brain health? What are some evidence-based sleep hygiene strategies you could educate your patients on during your feedback sessions?

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