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How does the brain piece together information from the senses to interact with a rapidly changing world? This key brain activity underlies important skills such as recognising friends, categorizing objects, moving our bodies to interact with or avoid interesting or dangerous objects and working out where we are in the world.

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The brain takes alternate routes to learn new tricks in older age

Jul 05, 2018

"Memory is a mental capacity that starts to deteriorate from a fairly young age. In critical memory centres of the brain, grey matter irreversibly declines from our forties."

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