23 December 2008

New look at how brain connections change with age

Old and young brains rely on different systems to remember emotional content
Duke University: 16 December 2008
Neuroscientists from Duke University Medical Center have discovered that older people use their brains differently than younger people when it comes to storing memories, particularly those associated with negative emotions. The study, appearing online in the January issue of Psychological Science, is a novel look at how brain connections change with age. … > full story

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