The Great Brain Experiment helps reveal how our working memory changes as we age

Results from The Great Brain Experiment, a smartphone app developed by White Bat Games, are continuing to help scientists shed light on how our brain works, and how it changes as we age. A new paper has been published which uses results from the ‘How Much Can I Remember?’ task. The good news, in case you were wondering, is that it’s not just a case of steady decline. While our ability to block out distractions reduces as we age, the type of distraction makes a big difference to how well older people were able to ignore it.

You can read about the new paper and what the results mean in this article:

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