Alexa Morcom's article in Journal of Neuroscience covered by Science Daily

  • Alexandra Morcom

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Increased frontal brain activity in healthy older adults reflects reduced efficiency rather than a way to maintain cognitive function, finds a study of two human samples. The findings contradict a leading theory in the neuroscience of aging.

Period23 Jul 2018

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  • TitleCognitive consequences of age-related increase in brain activity
    Media name/outletScience News from research organizations
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date23/07/18
    DescriptionIncreased frontal brain activity in healthy older adults reflects reduced efficiency rather than a way to maintain cognitive function, finds a study of two human samples. The findings contradict a leading theory in the neuroscience of aging.
    Producer/AuthorSociety for Neuroscience
    PersonsAlexandra Morcom