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In addition to a certain amount of slowing brain activity that may be inevitable as time passes, it may also be that the aging brain undergoes subtle structural changes to deal with the wealth of information that was accumulated over a lifetime.
I'm utterly horrible at remembering names, something that always seemed odd to me because my memory is otherwise quite decent. Give me a statistic or an odd fact and generally it will stick-- but intr...
We all have brain lapses at times, especially in industries where you might constantly be meeting new people and interacting briefly with people. But how do you remember people's names and how you know them?