Does loneliness affect your memory?
In an earlier Lifebrain newsletter we reported preliminary findings suggesting that loneliness may accelerate memory decline in older age. This time, Lifebrain researchers from the University of Barcelona have found nuances in these observations: some people feeling lonely over time may have declining verbal memory, and that it is closely linked to dementia. The study focused on whether loneliness was associated with memory performance and memory decline in three European cohorts.
Read more about the findings in the Lifebrain E-newsletter March 2022.