Younger People Have High Definition Memories, Vanderbilt University Study

Published: Jan 15, 2014

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Researchers looked at age-related differences on how memories are stored and retrieved. It's not that younger people are able to remember more than older people. Their memories seem better because they are able to retrieve them in higher definition. So says Philip Ko of Vanderbilt University in the US, in a study that sheds light on how differences in the behavioral and neural activity of younger and older adults influence the different generations' ability to store and recall memories.

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