Gap Fill - Brain Power and Age - Level 6


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Scientists in Germany have cast on a previously believed assumption that the speed of our brain starts to decline from the age of 20. Until now, it has been thought that our level peaks when we are 20 and declines thereafter. Lead researcher Mischa von Krause, of Heidelberg University, offered hope to people who worry about increasing forgetfulness or reduced brain . He said cognitive were still powerful at the age of 60 and do not diminish before then. He wrote: "Our is encouraging, as our results show that average levels in mental speed in demanding fast and forced decisions do not decline until relatively late in the ."

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