Declining dopamine may explain why older people take fewer risks

Posted by on June 2, 2016 5:24 pm
Categories: Science

Older people are less willing to take risks for potential rewards and this may be due to declining levels of dopamine in the brain, finds a new study of over 25,000 people.The study found that older people were less likely to choose risky gambles to win more points in a smartphone app called The Great Brain Experiment.

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