Contact: Toni Baker
Georgia Health Sciences University
Caption: As we age, it just may be the ability to filter and eliminate old information -- rather than take in the new stuff -- that makes it harder to learn, according to Dr. Joe Tsien, Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, neuroscientist and Co-Director of the GRU Brain & Behavior Discovery Institute.
Credit: Phil Jones, Georgia Regents University, Campus Photographer
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