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October 2, 2012
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Sam Bauman: Getting older and getting smarter?

With wrinkled and aging Clint Eastwood turning in a bravura cinematic performance in “Trouble With the Curve,” he showed those young whippersnappers in the front office of the Braves that he may be losing some of his vision, but he still knows more about baseball than they and the PCs will ever know.There also is more good news for seniors.A report in Smithsonian magazine noted that older air controllers excelled at their “cognitively taxing jobs, despite some losses in short term memory and visual spatial processing.” An University of Illinois study reported they were expert at whizzing many aircraft around …

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