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It takes nearly three decades to build a fully-developed, adult brain. With all that effort, what’s so special about the end result?
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Like wrinkles and gray hair, the brain has its own telltale signs of aging.
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To understand dementia, scientists are looking anew at a neglected piece of the puzzle: the web of blood vessels nourishing the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 2, 2020.
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Of the estimated 80 million Americans who will be 65 and older in 2050, 6.3 million will be impacted by glaucoma.
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Diet, exercise, and mental stimulation can keep our brains healthy as we age.
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Our brains change in subtle but measurable ways as we age, and neuroscientists have a few ideas about why that may be.
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As we age, we can see our hair gray and our skin wrinkle. Less obvious are the changes happening in our brains.
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Aging is inevitable — but disability and dementia are not.
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Help your students better understand that their brains are always changing with this reading and activity.
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Brain training might help you stay sharp as you get older — but it won’t make you a genius.
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Online “brain-training” games claim to help strengthen your mental muscles through regular practice. But scientists haven’t found conclusive evidence that brain-training works.
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It takes nearly three decades to build a fully-developed, adult brain. With all that effort, what’s so special about the end result?
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.