Forgetfulness is often regarded as a sign of old age. But what exactly is going on in the brain that makes it more difficult for older people to remember things?
We’ve all been there: walked into a room and can’t remember what we came for. But how much is the actual doorway to blame for our forgetfulness?
When home and work life look the same, events tend to blur into a single unmemorable blob. And that’s when we start to forget things.
As children’s self-regulatory capacities and the prefrontal regions of their brains develop, so does their ability to carry out their future intentions.