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Brain Talk with Dr. Molly Wagster

Mapping the human brain

The brain is the command center of the body and it is more powerful than most people recognize.  Today, science makes remarkable progress in finding ways to prevent cognitive loss and forgetfulness. 

Dr. Molly Wagster, Chief of the Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch in the Division of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland joins Inside E Street to discuss the hopeful findings from new studies on the aging brain

Wagster explains how older adults are more focused on things that make them enjoy life, the work of the Human Connectome Project, and how improving your vocabulary can enhance your brainpower

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