Goyal Overseeing a Brain Scan (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption Manu Goyal, MD, oversees a brain scan. Goyal and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that women's brains appear to be three years younger than men's of the same age. The findings could explain why women maintain their cognitive skills longer than men. Credit Matt Miller Usage Restrictions This image is to be used in accordance with the mission, policies and guidelines of Washington University in St. Louis. Visit https://wustl.edu/about/compliance-policies/media-policies/photo-use/ for more information. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.