Functional Neuroimaging in Aging

Gary R. Turner and Mark D’Esposito

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI:
Functional Neuroimaging in Aging

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Chapter 9 provides a brief review of the leading behavioral theories of cognitive aging and how these have informed clinical understanding of non-pathological, age-related cognitive change, and then examines brain-based theories emerging from cognitive neuroscience studies of aging, their key assumptions, strengths and weaknesses, and utility in mapping the neural correlates of cognitive decline in non-pathological aging. It also reviews ongoing work in the authors’ laboratory to establish reliable markers that can aid in the assessment of age-related cognitive decline and identify brain-based targets for remediative interventions.

Chapter.  7516 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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