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  • Yoga practice linked to lower stress, better cognitive performance in older adults

    Researchers found that eight weeks of hatha yoga classes moderated stress levels and led to better performance on challenging cognitive tests.

    Researchers found that eight weeks of hatha yoga classes moderated stress levels and led to better performance on challenging cognitive tests.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Neha Gothe, call 313-577-6222; email nehagothe@wayne.edu
    To reach Edward McAuley, call 217-333-6487; email emcauley@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “Yoga practice improves executive function by attenuating stress levels” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.10.010