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The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

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In her new book, author Barbara Strauch takes on some popular assumptions about aging. She joins Barbara Lewis to discuss "The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain." Strauch cites evidence showing that older brains develop and remain flexible, and she’ll argue that grown-up brains perform better at tasks such as making judgments and recognizing patterns.