Memory lane: Older persons with more schooling spend fewer years with cognitive loss

Monday, May 12, 2008 - 12:56 in Psychology & Sociology

Those with at least a high school education spend more of their older years without cognitive loss - including the effects of Alzheimer`s, Parkinson`s and dementia -- but die sooner after the loss becomes apparent, reveals a new study appearing in the June 2008 issue of the Journal of Aging and Health.

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