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Older adults are encouraged to stay active to keep their minds sharp. But new research suggests that only demanding activities — such as learning photography — will benefit cognitive functioning. ... More>
21st Annual RAND Summer Institute, July 7-10, 2014, Santa Monica, CA. Two conferences addressing critical issues facing our aging population: Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists; Workshop on the Demography, Economics, […]... More>
Despite the common fear that those annoying tip-of-the-tongue moments are signals of age-related memory decline, the two phenomena appear to be independent, according to new findings. ... More>
Research suggests that a simple memory test can have a noticeable impact on how old some older adults feel, aging them about five years in the span of five minutes. ... More>