Who’re You Calling Slow? Older Brains Can Match Young Ones, Study Says

Posted on 12/29/2011 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAre older brains slower to make decisions? Yes, but they’re just as accurate as young  brains — even up to ages 85 and 90, new research finds. “Many people think that it is just natural for older people’s brains to slow down as they age, but we’re finding that isn’t always true,”  Roger Ratcliff, professor of psychology at Ohio State University, said in a press release. “At least in some situations, 70-year-olds may have response times similar to those of …