Fit older people are more articulate

Study shows they have fewer 'tip-of-the-tongue' moments

Older adults who exercise regularly tend to be more articulate than those who aren't as physically fit, a small study suggests.

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While exercise and aerobic fitness have been linked to better cognitive abilities in older adults, such as improved processing speed and memory, this is the first demonstration of a link between aerobic fitness and language functioning in this age group.

The study confirms that healthy older adults experience more 'tip-of-the-tongue' moments than younger people, but those who are fit have fewer of these

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