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Cognitive Reserve and Aging

Yaakov Stern

in Imaging the Aging Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195328875
eISBN:
9780199864836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328875.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

The concept of reserve has been proposed to account for the disjunction between the degree of brain damage and its clinical outcome. After reviewing epidemiologic data supporting the concept of ... More


A life course approach to cognitive capability

Marcus Richards and Ian J Deary

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cognitive function, a core component of how we understand and engage with the world and our inner states, is shaped by factors operating across the whole of life, from conception through to late ... More


Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the frequency with which dementing illnesses occur in populations, their distributions by personal characteristics, and what is known about their causes and potential protective ... More


Motivational Reserve: The Role of Motivational Processes in Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

Simon Forstmeier, Myriam Verena Thoma, and Andreas Maercker

in Multiple Pathways of Cognitive Aging: Motivational and Contextual Influences

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197528976
eISBN:
9780197554944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528976.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Brain reserve (i.e., the ability of the brain to tolerate age- and disease-related changes in a way that cognitive function is still maintained) is assumed to be based on the lifelong training of ... More


The Biological Determinants of Dementia Communication

Alison Wray

in The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190917807
eISBN:
9780190917838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917807.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter asks, how do the brain changes associated with diseases of dementia affect communication? The biological diseases leading to dementia are termed ‘hard’ causes. The main types of dementia ... More


Cognitive Challenge in Youth

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents studies which reveal that the cognitive challenge in youth helps to improve brain function and cognitive function in adulthood and old age. The association of higher education ... More


Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Charles Alessi, Larry W. Chambers, and Muir Gray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198860341
eISBN:
9780191892516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860341.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Our experience is that many people including many members of the medical profession are confused about what happens to our brains and minds as we live longer. Consistently, they overestimate the ... More


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