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How learning a new skill is one of the best things you can do to lower stress and improve your brain health, even in later life.

From easing your nerves to improving concentration, in this episode Michael explores the hidden brain benefits of taking up a new hobby. He finds out why learning a new skill is one of the best things you can do for mental agility and speaks to Professor Alan Gow at Heriot-Watt University to discover the best - and most fun - ways to keep your brain active, and how taking on a new challenge could help build new connections in your brain, whatever your age!

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Sat 1 May 2021 19:45

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  • Sun 25 Apr 2021 11:45
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Michael Mosley: Just One Thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing

Michael Mosley: Just One Thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing

The Doctor returns with more tips to improve our mental and physical health.

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