With the advent of old age, incidences of misplaced keys and embarrassing moments of forgotten names occur more often. As you inch closer to becoming a senior citizen, certain cognitive skills start to decline and others improve. But you can still find some 70-year-olds who can beat those at 50 on a memory test. How do they retain such abilities and how can that knowledge be used to our advantage? Results emerging from unique studies show that there might indeed be ways to slow down the inevitable slide.
Stay sharper for longer, eu:sci, Autumn 2012 issue.