Algorithm is 88% accurate at spotting dementia in how a person drives

New machine-learning algorithms from Columbia University detect cognitive impairment in older drivers.

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  • Driving a car is a complex activity that involves perceptual and motor skills.
  • Newly developed algorithms can identify cognitive problems in older drivers based on their driving habits with 88% accuracy.
  • The machine learning algorithms incorporate both driving behaviors and demographic information.
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    This device from Lumina NRG uses advanced LED and microcurrent facial toning technology to remove signs of aging.

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    • The Microcurrent 3-in-1 Facial Toning Device is on sale for 63% off and helps serums and moisturizers penetrate deeper into your skin.
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    How to close the digital gap for the elderly

    Older people are in grave danger of being left behind.

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    Many young people have embraced the convenience of digital technologies such as online shopping, car hailing, digital payments, and telemedicine. But many elderly without a grasp of the latest knowledge are at risk of being left behind.

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    Hyperbaric chambers used to reverse aging in "Holy Grail" study

    Researchers from Israel reversed two key processes involved in aging.

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    • Israeli scientists reversed two major processes involved in aging.
    • Their new therapy counteracted the shortening of telomeres and the accumulation of old and dying cells.
    • The study participants underwent oxygen treatments in hyperbaric chambers.
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    Study helps explain why motivation to learn declines with age

    Research suggests that aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning and decision-making.

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    As people age, they often lose their motivation to learn new things or engage in everyday activities. In a study of mice, MIT neuroscientists have now identified a brain circuit that is critical for maintaining this kind of motivation.

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