072 How Memory and Thinking Change With Normal Cognitive Aging


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In This Episode:

Dr. K explains how memory and thinking change as one gets older, due to normal cognitive aging. She covers:

  • How cognitive aging is different from a neurodegenerative process such as Alzheimer’s disease
  • 6 ways that memory, other mental processes, and emotional processing change with aging
  • Why certain mental tasks become harder in late life
  • The difference between fluid and crystallized intelligence
  • Worrisome signs that should not be attributed to normal cognitive aging
  • Practical ways to maintain better brain function, and to compensate for normal age-related changes

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