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Nurturing the older brain and mind

Author: Pamela M Greenwood; R Parasuraman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two noted researchers explain scientific evidence that shows why certain experiential and lifestyle factors may promote and maintain cognitive vitality in older adults.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela M Greenwood; R Parasuraman
ISBN: 9780262017145 0262017148
OCLC Number: 939929487
Description: xii, 329 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Global aging and cognitive functioning --
Cognitive aging : neither universal nor inevitable --
Brain aging and its relation to cognitive aging --
Ameliorating cognitive aging : a neurocognitive framework --
Cognitive challenge in youth --
Physical exercise --
Diet and nutrition --
Estrogen and other cognition-enhancing drugs --
Learning, cognitive training, and cognitive stimulation --
Combined effects of interventions and preventative actions --
Modifying the environment at work and at home --
Nurture via nature : genetics, environment, and cognition --
What can and what should be done to support cognitive vitality in older adults?
Responsibility: Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman.

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