Tuesday, June 27, 2006

aging brain has emotional benefits

It is certainly encouraging to have stumbled across this headline in one of my many email newsletters. Gives you a good thing to look forward to.

Older but Mellower: Aging brain shifts gears to emotional advantage

Given all the bad news that science has delivered about brain cells withering and memory waning as the years mount, older people have a right to be cranky. But, instead, the over-50 crowd handles life's rotten realities and finds life's bright side more effectively than whippersnappers do. In no small part, that's because the aging brain makes critical emotional adjustments, a new study indicates.

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