Religious involvement may improve cognitive health

TitleReligious involvement may improve cognitive health
Publication TypeNewspaper Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsWadley, J
NewspaperMichigan News
CityAnn Arbor
KeywordsCognition, Cognitive health, Religion

People over 50 who attend religious services and pray privately may notice better memory performance, a new study from the University of Michigan found.

According to the study’s findings, frequent religious service attendance and private prayer was linked to stronger cognitive health among blacks, Hispanics and whites.

Previous research has shown religious involvement benefits physical and mental health of older minority adults.

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