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  • Latin dance may be a step toward better working memory for older Latinos

    Photo of professor Susan Aguinaga

    Latino adults who participated in a health intervention that provided Latin dance lessons showed significant improvements in their working memory, according to a study led by Susan Aguiñaga, a professor of kinesiology and community health.

    Photo by Michelle Hassel


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  • Editor’s notes:   To reach Susan Aguiñaga, call 217-300-7238; email

    The paper “Latin dance and working memory: The mediating effects of physical activity among middle-aged and older Latinos” is available online or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2022.755154