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Aging and BCI

Aging is a natural process that is inevitable for all people. As society makes advancements in technology and healthcare, life expectancy and the proportion of elderly that make up our population have increased: 22% of the world’s population will be 60 years old or older by 2050. When you think of aging, what do you think of? Perhaps the more obvious physical changes come to mind: grey hair, wrinkles, or a stooped posture. But what is happening to our brains as we age? As our brains age, they undergo many changes regarding not only brain size and vasculature, but also with regards to cognition. We experience a natural decline in memory and attention, which are further exacerbated in the most

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