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Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Roberto Cabeza, Lars Nyberg, and Denise Park


Until very recently, our knowledge about the neural basis of cognitive aging was based on two disciplines that had very little contact with each other. Whereas the neuroscience of aging investigated the effects of aging on the brain independently of age-related changes in cognition, the cognitive psychology of aging investigated the effects of aging on cognition independently of age-related changes in the brain. The lack of communication between these two disciplines is currently being addressed by an increasing number of studies that focus on the relationships between cognitive aging and cere ... More

Keywords: non-invasive measures, cerebral aging, volumetric MRI, dopamine PET, ERPs, fMRI, effects of aging, neural activity, pereception, attention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195156744
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roberto Cabeza, editor
Duke University

Lars Nyberg, editor
Umea University

Denise Park, editor
University of Michigan

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