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  • Study links nutrition to brain health and cognitive aging

    Psychology professor Aron Barbey, left, graduate student Marta Zamroziewicz and postdoctoral researcher Chris Zwilling conducted a new study linking blood levels of a key nutrient to brain structure and cognition in older adults.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Aron Barbey, call 217-244-2551; email barbey@illinois.edu
    To reach Marta Zamroziewicz, email mzamro2@illinois.edu

    The paper “Inferior prefrontal cortex mediates the relationship between phosphatidylcholine and executive functions in healthy, older adults” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00226

    For more information on nutritional cognitive neuroscience and healthy aging, see this review of the science from the authors of the new study.