Scientists have found that with age in the human brain really happen degenerative processes. In particular, brain volume decreases. The process starts by about forty years.
Data were installed in the study of the nervous system of volunteers on the MRI machine. Scientists gathered people of different age from 7 to 85 years. It turns out, the brain reaches its maximum size to forty years. After he begins to decrease in volume.
Loses if the brain fluid, or its dimensions are reduced due to cell death, scientists do not tell. It is proved, on the whole nervous system is negatively affected by Smoking, alcohol, and constant fatigue.
Researchers are advised to follow some simple guidelines, in order to preserve the clarity of mind to the elderly years. You need to eat right, exercise and do not get involved in bad habits.