"So what kinds of things does a middle-aged brain do better than a younger brain?
Inductive reasoning and problem solving — the logical use of your brain and actually getting to solutions. We get the gist of an argument better. We’re better at sizing up a situation and reaching a creative solution. They found social expertise peaks in middle age. That’s basically sorting out the world: are you a good guy or a bad guy? Harvard has studied how people make financial judgments. It peaks, and we get the best at it in middle age."
Talents of a Middle-Aged Brain - Well Blog - NYTimes.com
It gives us all a lot of hope. I find more real confidence in my judgment. Some things I find that I have been a lot slower at. I wonder what will happen after the Interactive Metronome (IM) finishes. IM will improve my processing speed. So we shall see.