We all assume as we get older, we lose cognitive ability.
Because that's what we've always heard, right?
We always heard how hard it was to quit smoking too, didn't we?
My mom didn't smoke but that's what she told us.
I believe she did it to suggest we never start.
We Can't Always Believe What Was Heard And Passed On.
If It Was Rumor By Those With No Personal Experience,
Maybe Quitting Isn't So Bad And There Are People
Who Know How To Help Make It Easier?
The researchers autopsied hippocampi from 28 previously healthy individuals aged 14-79 who had died suddenly. This is the first time researchers looked at newly formed neurons and the state of blood vessels within the entire human hippocampus soon after death. NeuroscienceNews.com image is in the public domain.
Grow Old But, Keep Your Wits About You.
My dad's 92 and in good physical and mental health.