Yank Seniors Outshine British in Head-to-Head Brainpower Test

In a study likely to ignite barroom arguments in both nations, American seniors performed significantly better on cognition and memory tests than their British counterparts -- indicating that older Yanks may be more mentally agile, researchers reported. In tests of almost 14,000 residents over 65 on both sides of the Atlantic, Americans scored an average 13.2 on a 24-point cognitive scale, compared with 11.7 for comparable Britons, according to Dr. Kenneth Langa of the University of Michigan...Full Story
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