Kerre McIvor Mornings Podcast

Kerre McIvor Mornings Podcast

Join Kerre McIvor one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities as she dishes up a bold, sharp and energetic show Monday to Friday 9am-12md on Newstalk ZB. News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment – we’ve got your morning listening covered.... Show More

A new study has found older people can train to prevent their brain to prevent decline,  allowing them to keep up mentally with those in their twenties. The research, a collaboration between the University of Newcastle’s Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of California, Irvine, used a brain-training game called Luminosity to assess participants’ ability to switch between tasks. With extensive task practice, older people became functionally similar to less-practiced younger people. Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull, founder and head of the Centre for Brain Research in Auckland joined Kerre McIvor to discuss the study further. LISTEN ABOVE

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