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Menopause

The time of natural cessation of menstruation

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Alzheimer's disease

A progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized by deterioration of memory, reasoning, language and physical functioning

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Cross- sectional study

A study in which people of different ages are compared with one another

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Longitudinal study

Research in which the same people are restudied and retested over a long period

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Crystallized intelligence

Ones accumulated knowledge and verbal skills; increases with age

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Fluid intelligence

One's ability to reason speedily and abstractly; decreases around late adulthood

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Social clock

The culturally preferred timing of social events such as marriage, parenthood, etc