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Older People May Do Poorly on Cognitive Tests Partly Because They Don’t Care About the Tests


Seeing the Glass as Half Full: Taking a New Look at Cognition and Aging

Three new articles show how several factors — including motivation and crystallized knowledge — can play important roles in supporting and maintaining cognitive function in the decades past middle age. ... More>


6 Science-Backed Ways To Make Better Decisions


Coaching Senior Drivers

Older drivers who are coached while in a driving simulator show improved skills when they actually take to the road, research shows. ... More>


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Two APS Fellows Elected to National Academy of Sciences

APS William James Fellows Marcia Johnson and Helen Neville  are recognized by the National Academy of Science for their outstanding contributions to scientific research. ... More>