Speaker Name(s): Dr. Allison Sekuler, Associate Vice-President & Dean of Graduate Studies; Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience; Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University
Description: Dr. Sekular will be talking about the "greying population": recent research shows that some cognitive abilities may improve with time. This lecture will discuss trade-offs in visual and neural processing that occur with age and provide evidence that older brains can learn new tricks.