The study was conducted by specialists from the United States.
Some time ago, American scientists made a statement about the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle. Experts believe that this way of life harms long-term memory, making some of the thinner parts of the brain responsible for memories, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to GFS.
It is reported that active exercise cannot help to get rid of the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. Lack of mobility affects explicit memory, retaining events, which through time become memories.
To participate in the study, the researchers invited 10 people from 45 to 75 years. All subjects were observed for signs of dementia and other disorders. Participants told the professionals how much time they sit while working.
After that, subjects were sent for an MRI. On examination, the experts noted that low activity relevant to the area of the hippocampus, parahippocampal and entorhinal cortex. The medial part of the temporal lobe was less than the prescribed norms.