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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
    To reach Marta Zamroziewicz, email

    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.