Brain aging in men and women begins at different ages, say us scientists. They conducted an experiment involving 1,000 volunteers and studied the structure of the nervous system. Were found and sex characteristics of the brain of people.
Scientists noticed that men are much faster than women begin to lose memory. After 40 years the memory of men getting worse. Also with age in men decreases the size of the hippocampus. This area is responsible for the formation of memories. Experts believe that the female hormone estrogen protects the brain women from aging, so the weaker sex saves memory to more Mature years.