Taiji (Tai Chi) and Cognitive Performance

A recent research review looked at the question of whether Taiji (Tai Chi) practice could enhance cognitive performance in older adults. The researchers pooled together data from 20 distinct studies, representing over 2,500 participants. The authors concluded that, "Tai Chi shows potential to enhance cognitive function in older adults, particularly in the realm of executive functioning and in individuals without significant impairment." Click here to read more about the study on the U.S. National Library of Medicine website. You may also go to www.qigongandlongevity.com to read more about the health benefits of Taiji and other Asian approaches to longevity.