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Posts tagged old age

January 2, 2014

 

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Chocolate Brain

Could having a sweet tooth be good for an aging brain?

July 24, 2009

 

Thinking Man

Losing Your Mind…Or Not: Reversible Dementia

In recent years, scientists have seen more and more cases where memory loss isn't just a natural consequence of aging. Sometimes it's caused by other factors.

May 29, 2006

 

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Getting Older, Sleeping Less

Have you ever heard that older people need less sleep?

December 2, 2005

 

Squares Rule

“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

Old and Senseless

The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.

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