Stimulation to the brain through education builds more brain tissue. (Carper, Jean. Your Miracle Brain. NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000, pp 32-33)

People who are better educated tend to stay younger longer. (Roizen, Michael F., MD. Real Age: Are You As Young As You Can Be? NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001, p 271)

Reports on British research and on the Nun Study. Better-educated people tend to live longer and even have a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. (Snowdon, David, PhD. Aging with Grace. NY: Bantam Books, 2001, pp 33, 39-44)