Cognitive Development Over the Lifespan

This 4 minute video describes the effects of aging on various cognitive abilities. It highlights the fact that older folks do not necessarily experience full cognitive declines, and that in fact, some cognitive abilities actually improve with age. It also highlights the variation which occurs between individuals and emphasizes that not every process is the same.

About the Presenter

Alec Szwarcewicz (class of 2022), Robbie Hodin (class of 2022)
"Robbie and I are both from Newton Massachusetts (we actually went to high school together!) I am an economics major and love taking philosophy or psychology courses alongside my economics coursework to develop skills in other areas. Robbie is a Sociology major and philosophy minor. I also play soccer here at Bates and Robbie is an avid basketball player." - Alec

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