Tag Archives: cognitive aging

Brain Aging Affects Chess Championships

2016 U.S. Championship Field Title First Name Last Name USCF Age Residence GM Hikaru Nakamura 2869 28 Saint Louis, MO GM Fabiano Caruana 2858 23 Saint Louis, MO GM Wesley So 2848 22 Minnetonka, MN GM Ray Robson 2752 21 Saint Louis, MO GM Gata Kamsky 2737 40 Lubbock, TX GM Alex Onischuk 2745 41… read more

Cognitive capabilities peak at 22 – for everybody?

In 2010, the New York Academy of Scientists hosted a forward looking conference, Therapeutics for Cognitive Aging, which outlined how people age cognitively and interventions that may be able to prevent cognitive decline. The keynote speech, What is Cognitive Aging?, was made by Dr. Timothy Salthouse, from the University of Virginia. Dr. Salthouse will appear… read more