In the largest survey ever done to investigate public perceptions of brain health globally, researchers from the Lifebrain consortium, including the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) found that most people are aware that their lifestyle and mental health can affect their brain health, women and more educated people being most aware.
Figure 1. To what extent do the following have an influence on brain health? Source: Budin-Ljøsne et al. (2022)