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Brain Aging

Models, Methods, and Mechanisms, 1st Edition

Edited by David R. Riddle

CRC Press

408 pages

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Description

Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly sophisticated studies provide greater understanding of what occurs in the aging brain and how these changes occur

Table of Contents

Assessing Cognitive Aging, Quantifying Aging-Related Changes in the Brain, Assessing Functional Changes in the Aging Nervous System, Mechanisms Contributing to Brain Aging, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED005000
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MED032000
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience