Healthcare&WellnessNewsTechnologyWT | Member Electric Stimulation Improves the Working Memory of Older People By Sam Draper - 29. April 2019 During memory tasks, brain activity associated with working memory lights up in the brain of a 20-year-old (left), but remains dormant in the brain of a person in their 70s (middle). After electrostimulation (right), the 70-year-old’s brain activity mimics the 20-year-old’s. [Credit: Reinhart lab/Boston University] The performance of our working memory deteriorates as we age. As we get older, it becomes increasingly difficult to form new memories and hold on to them. Now researchers at […] To access this page, watch the live streams and videos on-demand, please register free of charge to the WT | Wearable Technologies COMMUNITY.