Can You Train the Aging Brain?

The New York Times asks: Can an old brain learn, and then remem­ber what it learns? Can it keep nim­ble and throw off the rust? Hap­pi­ly, new stud­ies sug­gest that it can, and it large­ly comes down to nudg­ing neu­rons in the right direc­tion by chal­leng­ing our ingrained per­cep­tions, con­fronting new ideas, and con­stant­ly push­ing to dis­cov­er new things. Get more on how to keep your mind sharp here.

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