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    Describe how learning gives rise to memory over a lifespan

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    The brain is the one organ in our body we use for thinking. It learns and grows through our perceptions and actions. The actions we perform provide the brain with the stimulation the brain needs to improve its functioning. That is why in older age it is so important to keep the brain active to avoid memory lose and cognitive decline as we grow older. Physical exercise also helps in this regard. So even the act of gardening in our senior years or doing crossword puzzle's keeps us sharp and alert mentally.

    Did you know that even when we are elderly our brains are able to grow new neurons. This is especially important to older stroke survivors. Since continued brain stimulation from exercise and reading, ...

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    The expert describes how learning gives rise to memory over a lifespan.