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Well-Connected Brains Make You Smarter in Older Age, University of Edinburgh Study


5/24/2012 7:45:55 AM

Brains that maintain healthy nerve connections as we age help keep us sharp in later life, new research funded by the charity Age UK has found. Older people with robust brain 'wiring' -- that is, the nerve fibers that connect different, distant brain areas -- can process information quickly and that this makes them generally smarter, the study suggests.

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