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Senior Citizens Who Use Facebook Have Improved Cognition
2013-02-19 07:38:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social networking giant Facebook has become the tool of choice for many researchers who are studying everything from child psychology to cognitive decline. On the cognitive end, one new study has shown adults over the age of 65 may get an intellectual boost if they learn to use the popular social site. When it comes to sharpening those cognitive skills, University of Arizona graduate student Janelle Wohltmann says Facebook may be...


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