Study Indicates that Cynicism Increases Risk of Dementia

A new study conducted in Finland indicates that cynical people are much more likely to develop dementia and other cognitive disorders later in life: Believing that others are motivated by selfishness, or that they lie to get what they want, appears to radically increase the risk of cognitive decline in later life.   It could mean that grumpy old men and women should be screened more closely for diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Cynicism has previously been linked to health problems such Read more […]