4.Give 3 examples of findings found in previous studies. Often found under Lit Review.Give the authors last names, the year of publication and a brief description of the finding.a.Albert, M., Brown, D. R., Buchner, D., Laditka, J. N., Launer, L. J., Scherr, P., et al. (2007). The healthy brain and our aging population: Translating science to public health practice [Foreword]. Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 3, S3–S5. -In this study older adults were examined about their views to keep a healthy brain. The research was done by 42 focus groups which included four languages and nine different locations in the United States. The different ethnicities were asked to
discuss effects of social interaction and its benefits to the mind. The results showed thatall focus groups agreed that mental stimulation were useful to keep a sharp mind. b.Bomlitz, L. J., & Brezis, M. (2008). Misrepresentation of health risks by mass media. Journal of Public Health, 30, 202–204. In this study mass media is noted as a leading source of advertising to inform thepublic. Research for this case was done by looking at the relationships between the media releasing health-related news and the actual death rate of the topic. The numerous health reports by the media were found to be over-reported and taken as threats to the public health.c. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2000). Healthy people 2010. 2nd ed. With Understanding and Improving Health and Objec- tives for Improving Health (2 vols). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. This article is about eliminating health disparities and adding on years to individuals lives. Community health is very important to everyone and this article explains how people will improve the Nation’s health by getting vaccinations, eating correctly and creating new behaviors to help the social environment. Research touches on specific ethnicities, ages, BMI, and location that may effect the overall health of a community and how they can do the best to improve. 1.Describe the researcher's predictions.The researcher’s predictions are that if the media releases information about ways to improve brain health and aims it towards the older adult audience, they’re predicted to
be more engaged and process the information to be relevant to themselves. Since older
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