Changes to the Glia with Age


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The time of life after age 65 is called:

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1. ____ communicate with each other to coordinate thoughts and movement.

2. ____ cells support neurons as they communicate.

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These tools were specifically designed to help you measure and improve your knowledge of glial changes over time. Some topics that are in the quiz include are the name for the the time period in life after 65 and which cells support neuronal communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • What communicates with each other to coordinate thoughts and movement
  • Functions of the glial cells
  • Characteristics of glial cells as people age
  • Problems stemming from over-activity in the brain

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Additional Learning

What happens to neurons and their supporting cells as we get older is the subject of lesson called Changes to the Glia with Age. With this lesson, you'll also be able to:

  • Review an example that demonstrates how gilia work
  • Identify the role of glial cells play in the brain and nervous system
  • Understand the impact glial cells have on an aging body