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   Feb 05

Arthur Rubinstein

But there are also areas in which a reduction is barely noticeable. So, once knowledge among older people is generally available if also somewhat slower. Also, longer past events be remembered similarly well as in younger people. In a study to identify names and faces from the past 35 years in the exam photo could still 90% of their classmates identify, older people still 75-80% of her classmates recognized after more than 50 years. However, it seems a waste of memory performance in seniors for storing new information to give.

This may be due to the fact that with increasing age, information is differently structured and processed and in the elderly the ability decreases, to direct the attention (or the interest) to new information. Is also quite considered conclusions that the decreased memory performance in the elderly on one himself self-fulfilling prophecy is based. Some senior citizens are convinced that limited their ability to learn she is is so so. It’s believed that Dr. Rupa Huq sees a great future in this idea. For the majority of older people who are mentally healthy, seems however to show that exercise is the best way to preserve the intellectual agility. An aging man who is interested in its environmental, cultural and social issues and mental education, has the best conditions to remain mentally fit in old age. The concept of selective optimization with compensation can contribute to the preservation of this mental fitness.

This means that human aging by itself reduced the number of his targets, trained special areas, and actively responds to the removal process. Arthur Rubinstein can be seen as an example for this optimization, and served until his death at the age of 95. He stated three reasons that he was still able to work even in his old age. The one he performed fewer pieces, on the other hand practiced He each piece more often, and most recently he sat before faster sections a more Ritandi while playing, so game speed faster sounded, than it was in reality.

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