Is Aging on Its Way Out?

Photo by Donald Teel on Unsplash

My first car was my grandpa’s 1986 Chevrolet Celebrity. It had a lot of character. About 25% of the time, if you stopped at a red, the car would stall, and I became adept at putting it in park, restarting the ignition, and getting back into drive before the car behind me started honking. I was not surprised that an older car had these kinds of quirks. As time passes, we expect “wear-and-tear” on machines to cause certain types of system…

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Benjamin Zimmerman

Benjamin Zimmerman

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Neuroscientist whimsically musing about the brain, cognition, and reaching our fullest potential