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3. What types of changes occur in the brain in late adulthood?
Changes occur in the brain in late adulthood: *Atrophy of the brain and a decrease in the rate of neural processes. * The brain in late adulthood is notably smaller than in early adulthood. [ The elderly lose at least 5% of brain weight and 10% of overall brain volume. * Beginning in the late 50s the brain’s communication process slows down significantly. Slow down is apparent in
reaction time. * After age 60 the rate of neurons death increases. * A lot of information is too fast for the elderly to comprehend: The aged need more time simply to reach the level of cognition as younger adults. ]
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