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Department
Health, Aging and Society
Course
HLTHAGE 1BB3
Professor
Anju Joshi
Semester
Winter

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Mastering the Mind  Brains key cells called neurons  “the brain can decide its own destiny”  Impossible to teach old rats new tricks  The no of synapse increased but the blood flow was not different to the animals that were left in boring cages  Rats that practiced obstacle course had more neurons.  Brains of older rats are changeable; react rapidly to changes in environment.  “novelty” is key to good cognitive function  A heal
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