Neurology’s Peter Whitehouse weighs in on factors that could lead to decreasing brain volume

Social isolation linked to lower brain volume in older adults
Health: Peter Whitehouse, professor of neurology, weighed in on factors that can result in decreasing brain volume. He said more could be gleaned from insight into people’s social habits over the course of a lifetime. “A person who’s been isolated their whole life may have a different brain volume than someone who only became isolated in old age.”