The effect of poverty on cognitive aging is clearer than many believed. It also appears to begin earlier in life than previously thought, too.
With increasing age, the propensity to take physical, social, legal or financial risks decreases. Researchers have now been able to show how factors such as poverty and income equality play a role.
Older brains may be more similar to younger brains than previously thought. In a new paper published in Human Brain Mapping, BBSRC-funded researchers at the University of Cambridge and Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain ...
Research into DNA from the teeth of Iron and Bronze Age individuals shows that the Black Death existed 5,783 years ago - 3,300 years earlier than previously believed.
A new study finds strong associations between sustained exposure to economic hardship and worse cognitive function in relatively young individuals.