Older peoples memory

James (ent) jwake at escape.ca
Sat Dec 20 11:41:36 EST 1997


    Some say that, in the aged,  impeded bloodflow to the anterior
cingulate gyrus may be a factor.
Attentional deficits and the need to apply more "mental effort"  seem to
correlate with this.

    J.W

Jørgen Larsen wrote:

> Can anybody please help me?
>
> I am writing an essay about older peoples memory versus younger people!
> The question is: What is the fysiological explanation for older peoples
> slower
> learning? Has it anything to do with myelin? Learning a "blind finger
> labyrinth"
> takes more attempts with the older people. Why?
> please send any answer to :Joker at post5.tele.dk.






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