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Author Greenwood, Pamela M., 1947-
Title Nurturing the older brain and mind / Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  QP376 .G744 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 329 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Global aging and cognitive functioning -- Cognitive aging: neither universal nor inevitable -- Brain aging and cognitive aging -- Ameliorating cognitive aging: a neurocognitive framework -- Cognitive challenge in youth -- Physical exercise -- Diet and nutrition -- Estrogen and other cognition-enhancing drugs -- Learning, cognitive training, and cognitive stimulation -- Combined effects of interventions and preventative actions -- Modifying the work environment and the home environment -- Nurture via nature: genetics, environment, and cognition -- What can and what should be done to support cognitive vitality in older adults?
Subject Brain -- Physiology.
Brain -- Diseases -- Age factors.
Brain -- Aging.
Cognition -- Physiological aspects.
Related Names Parasuraman, R.
ISBN 9780262017145 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262017148 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 743275874