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Learning Slows Down with Age

Learning Slows Down with Age

Most aspects of mental processing slow down as we age. While we continue to accumulate knowledge of the world at a slower rate, we gain more experience that increases our wisdom.

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Researchers disagree in their hypotheses about how our minds tend to get worse with age. What can be observed is the following:

Some aspects of cognitive aging can be slowed down with training.

Some people seem to age mostly with minds intact and others notice dramatic slowdowns. The brain appears to have a lot of redundancy built-in - known as cognitive reserve.

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