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Reversing working memory decline in the elderly

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Noninvasive delivery of alternating electrical currents to temporal and prefrontal brain regions improves working memory and reverses age-related changes in brain dynamics in the elderly, report Reinhart and Nguyen in this issue of Nature Neuroscience. They also report a similar effect in young adults with poor working memory performance.

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    • Romain Quentin
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