Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Senior citizens’ use of computers and mobile phones might shave 10 years off their mental age - Quartz

Everyone fears a decline in mental ability as they age. However, if you are an avid user of technology, that decline could be delayed.
A new study, published in the journal Intelligence, found that the use of computers and mobile phones could partly explain why senior citizens today appears to be four to eight years younger, cognitively speaking, than a similar population less than a decade ago. The positive effect stands up even after controlling for factors such as education, gender, and health.


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