Facebook May Improve Memory for Older People

Posted 1 year ago

By Scott Carlson

facebook-olderWhile younger people are reportedly already getting tired of Facebook, older people are coming on strong with the social network – and are actually enjoying special benefits like improved memory.

Researchers found that older adults, aged 68 to 91, who used Facebook for just two months showed a 25 percent improvement in their working memory.

The idea is that all the connections of Facebook, with status updates, comments, and photos, gives people serious a mental workout.