Aging Brain Facts – Do You Get Smarter as You Age – Oprah.com

 

It’s true that as you get older, your brain’s processing speed begins to slow, and your memory may occasionally short out, says Margaret Gatz, PhD, professor of psychology, gerontology, and preventive medicine at the University of Southern California. But researchers have recently made some surprising discoveries about what’s really happening in our heads as we age: “We are identifying ways in which older minds hold their own against younger ones and even surpass them,” Gatz says.

via Aging Brain Facts – Do You Get Smarter as You Age – Oprah.com.

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