Today’s Spotlight features a photo-illustration by Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT that includes a pattern completion test courtesy of the researchers. The test is from their website, testmybrain.org
Scientists have long known that our ability to think quickly and recall information, also known as fluid intelligence, peaks around age 20 and then begins a slow decline. However, more recent findings, including a new study from neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), suggest that the real picture is much more complex.
The study, which appears in the journal Psychological Science
, finds that different components of fluid intelligence peak at different ages, some as late as age 40.
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