Seniors Who Use Internet Could Reap Health Benefits, Studies Show

December 1, 2009

An iHealthBeat website feature on Dec. 1 highlighted a UCLA study reporting that older adults with little Internet experience were able to trigger key centers in the brain that control decision-making and complex reasoning after just one week of surfing the Web. Dr. Gary Small, Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor with the Semel Institute and Teena Moody, a senior research associate at the Semel Institute, were quoted.