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Education might not save you from cognitive decline – new study

By Giovanni Sala, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Liverpool
Take a look at any list of risk factors for cognitive decline and you’re bound to find “education” among them. The received wisdom is that the more years you spend in education, the lower your risk of cognitive decline in old age. Our latest research begs to differ.

Cognitive decline is not only going to impair your chess or sudoku, it can reach a point where it severely affects your everyday activities. When this happens, doctors start talking about

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