Evidence for aging as the cause of Alzheimer's disease.

Abstract

Part 1 presents the results of a meta-analytic study on the effects of aging on intelligence. Analysis of a total of 20 longitudinal samples shows that most of the intelligence scores rose before the age of 50 and fell at a progressively increasing rate after the age of 50. An equation describing this rise and fall in intelligence was derived. Part 2 shows… (More)

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