The Aging Brain is Less Quick, but More Shrewd

March 1, 2010

National Public Radio aired a March 1 interview with Dr. Gary Small, Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the Semel Institute, about cognitive changes in the aging brain. The segment cited his research finding that older adults with little Internet experience are able to trigger brain centers that control decision-making and complex reasoning after just one week of surfing the Web.