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Monday, July 18, 2016

Middle-age-plus memory

Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus
July 15, 2016

When middle-aged and older adults were shown a series of faces, red regions of the brain were more active; these include an area in the medial prefrontal cortex that is associated with self-referential thinking. In young adults, by contrast, blue regions -- which include areas important for memory and attention -- were more active during this task. (credit: N. Rajah, McGill University) 
MRI study reveals different parts of the brain involved with younger vs. older subjects
Are you middle-aged or older and having problems remembering details, like where you left the keys or parked your car? Cheer up, it may simply be result of a change in what information your brain focuses on during memory formation and retrieval, rather than a decline in brain function, according to a study by McGill … more…

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