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September 27, 2003

 

The Prefrontal Cortex with Age

The prefrontal cortex is the region of the brain located just behind the forehead. This is where higher-level cognition occurs, such as recalling whether a word was heard aloud or read. Most people show evidence of more processing on the right side of the cortex. However, research has shown that many elderly people use both […]

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