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Age-related Memory Loss vs Dementia

As people age, their cognitive abilities decline. You might be worried about this for…


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What Is Executive Function?

In 1848, a 43-inch-long tamping iron pierced Phineas Gage’s left cheek, ripped into his brain…


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Cognitive Processing: What It Is and Why It's Important

What is cognitive processing? Your brain runs many types of operations, from figuring out how…


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Visual Attention: What It Is and Why It's Important

What is visual attention? You’re in the kitchen, standing at the stove, looking out the…