Here are 7 Ways the Mind and Body Change With Age

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Dec 032014
 
Here are 7 Ways the Mind and Body Change With Age

The poster child of aging seems to be a wrinkly-faced, forgetful, grumpy old man. But science is painting another, more in-depth picture of aging Americans. The elderly tend to become more happy, liberal and in many cases remain pretty darn sharp. Here are 7 ways we change as we get older. Lean liberal As wrinkles set in, so do a person’s rigid beliefs, many people have long assumed. Not true, according to a survey of more than 46,000 Americans between 1972 and 2004. While the […]

Older Brains may be slower because they know more: Study

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Jan 222014
 

Older people do not decline mentally with age, it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information in their brains. According to the research, Much like a computer struggles as the hard drive gets full up, so to do humans take longer to access information, it has been suggested. “The human brain works slower in old age, but only because we have stored more information over time. The brains of older people do not get weak. On the contrary, they simply […]