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Cognitive Neuroscience of AgingLinking cognitive and cerebral aging$
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Roberto Cabeza, Lars Nyberg, and Denise Park

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195156744

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.001.0001

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Cognitive Training in Healthy Aging

Cognitive Training in Healthy Aging

A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

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Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging

Lars Nyberg

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins with a review of studies on the effectiveness of various forms of cognitive training on the performance of younger and older adults. It then presents results from structural and functional neuroimaging studies that address the issue of which neurobiological factors explain reduced plasticity in older age. Finally, some important and unresolved issues for future research are highlighted.

Keywords:   cognitive training, neuroimaging, plasticity, aging, younger adults, older adults

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