If you have mild cognitive impairment, and there were a to stabilize your cognitive loss for a period of years, you’d probably be pretty interested in that.
Well, researchers in Switzerland followed a group of people with MCI for three years, and found 50 percent of them stayed stable over that time.
How did they do it? According to the study, the people who stayed stable were more likely to have high “motivational abilities.” In this video, I explain what the researchers mean by motivational ability, and how you can use it to give yourself the best possible chance of slowing or perhaps even halting cognitive decline.
You can read more about the study here: The role of motivation in preventing dementia