The Aging Brain

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The Aging Brain

2016

We're all getting older every day, and scientific research has shown that starting in our twenties, some brain functions begin a linear decline. Even if we avoid diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, parts of the brain...

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Director
Thad A. Polk

In This Series

The Aging Mind: What Changes?
Episode 1
The Aging Mind: What Changes?
Why Don’t We Live Forever?
Episode 2
Why Don’t We Live Forever?
Is Aging a Disease?
Episode 3
Is Aging a Disease?
Aging and Brain Structure
Episode 4
Aging and Brain Structure
Aging and Brain Function
Episode 5
Aging and Brain Function
Emotional Aging
Episode 6
Emotional Aging
Strategies for an Aging Memory
Episode 7
Strategies for an Aging Memory
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Episode 8
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke
Episode 9
Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke
Aging Well: Staying Active
Episode 10
Aging Well: Staying Active
Aging Well: Diet and Stress
Episode 11
Aging Well: Diet and Stress
The Science of Immortality
Episode 12
The Science of Immortality