DESK WORK­ERS

Focus-Science and Technology - - DISCOVERIES -

The brains of those who spend most of their time seated, such as of­fice work­ers, are smaller than the brains of ac­tive peo­ple, a UCLA team has found. The me­dial tem­po­ral lobe, a part of the brain as­so­ci­ated with fact-based mem­ory, suf­fers from ac­cel­er­ated age-re­lated at­ro­phy in the seden­tary, they say.

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