Spring-Cleaning the Mind? Study Shows a Cluttered Brain Doesn't Remember, Concordia University Study  
4/21/2011 8:05:14 AM

ScienceDaily (Apr. 19, 2011) — Lapses in memory occur more frequently with age, yet the reasons for this increasing forgetfulness have not always been clear. According to new research from Concordia University, older individuals have reduced learning and memory because their minds tend to be cluttered with irrelevant information when performing tasks.