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The aging brain

The aging brain

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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Physiology.,
  • Aging -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Brain -- Diseases -- Age factors.,
  • Nervous system -- Degeneration,
  • Brain -- physiology,
  • Aging -- physiology,
  • Brain -- Diseases.,
  • Brain -- Diseases.,
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases -- in old age.,
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases -- physiopathology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Paola S. Timiras, E. Edward Bittar ; guest editors, Mark P. Mattson, James W. Geddes.
    SeriesAdvances in cell aging and gerontology -- v. 2
    ContributionsTimiras, Paola S., Bittar, E. Edward, Mattson, Mark Paul., Geddes, James W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22426393M
    ISBN 100762302658

    The Center for the Aging Brain—a collaborative between Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine—provides personalized and comprehensive treatment for a range of conditions facing older adults, including: Failure to thrive. Functional decline. Suspected neglect or abuse. Memory disorders. Applying a Compassionate, Team-Centered.   Music and the Aging Brain describes brain functioning in aging and addresses the power of music to both protect the brain from loss of function in normal aging, as well as how to cope with the ravages of brain diseases that accompany aging. By studying the power of music in aging through the lens of neuroscience, behavioural, and clinical science, the book helps us to better understand brain Book Edition: 1.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Aging Brain by Allan Hedberg, NetCE | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Author: Allan Hedberg. The Aging Brain (Book): Whalley, Lawrence J.: Why do some people remain alert and vigorous at an age when others are declining mentally and physically? Does their apparent advantage have a biological basis, and, if so, could this success be transferred to others predisposed to age more quickly? If this is achievable, does brain aging then become the last obstacle to an extension of our.

    Aging is accompanied by cognitive decline in a major segment of the population and is the primary risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and other prevalent neurodegenerative disorders. Despite this central role in disease pathogenesis and morbidity, the aging of the brain has not been well understood at a molecular level. This review seeks to integrate what is known about age-related cognitive Cited by:


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Furthermore, We're all getting older every day, and scientific research has shown that starting in our 20s, some brain functions begin a /5. Scientists debate whether aging is actually a disease, but the effects of aging indisputably resemble the symptoms of a disease.

Here, examine three major mechanisms behind these effects: energy consumption, free radicals, and damage to our DNA. Then consider whether there could be a way to “cure” these effects. As people age, they change in a myriad of ways — both biological and psychological.

Some of these changes may be for the better, and others are not. This book primarily concerns the normally aging brain, the neuroanatomical and neurophysiological changes that occur with age, and the mechanisms that account for them.

It is not primarily about the behavioral or cognitive concomitants of those. 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, new possibilities emerge for limiting the. The Aging Brain book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The book includes general chapters on the neuroanatomy and neurobiology of the aging brain, and moves on to discussion of specifics including signal transduction, cell death, and specific cellular and neurological changes associated with dementia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

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Nerve tracts in the brain shrivel, making the cerebrospinal fluid cavities larger and even leaving gaping holes in the brain. This book describes the changes in the brain and in cognitive functions that occur with aging in the absence of a neurological, psychiatric, or medical disease.

It discusses aging-related changes in many brain functions, including memory, language, sensory perception, motor function, creativity. The Aging Brain Book presents simple, everyday actions that you can take to help prevent dementia and sharpen your mind.

Based on solid, up-to-date scientific Buy Any 5+ Items, Get Free Shipping Code: LSG2Y3 - Expires Sun. 11/10 at Midnight. The Golden Years are being redefined. The fastest-growing segment of the population, those beyond the age of fifty, are no longer content to simply cope with the losses of age.

Mental acuity and vitality are becoming a life-long pursuit. Now, the science of the mind is catching up with the Baby Boom generation. In this landmark book, renowned psychiatrist Gene Cohen challenges the long-held 5/5(1). The Aging Human Brain By Stephen F.

Barnes, Ph.D. The brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body and the most complex structure known in the universe. Like the rest of our body parts and nine biological systems, it ages but on its own schedule and in its own unique fashion.

The human brain weighs on average about three pounds. Filled with simple, everyday actions we can take to avoid disease, promote vitality, and prevent dementia and late onset Alzheimer's, The Aging Brain is an easy-to-use guide to maintaining brain and body health throughout our lives.

Based on solid, up-to-date scientific research, the interventions explained in this book not only prevent Brand: Baker Publishing Group. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm.

Contents: 1. What is ageing?: ageing and the healthy brain The brain formerly known as you: physical changes in the ageing brain Any cook could run the country: social and psychological aspects of ageing Empty sieves and broken looms: how mental ability changes with age This issue on The Aging Brain provides various insights into the means to more effectively treat and care for this valued segment of the population.

The Alzheimer’s Association suggests that one in three senior citizens in the US will be affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other forms of : Audrey Turchick, Michael Lacy, Corey Horien.

Get this from a library. The aging brain. [Paola S Timiras; E Edward Bittar; Mark Paul Mattson; James W Geddes;] -- The brain is the most complex organ system in the human, both in the intricacy of its cellular architecture and in the extent of its repertoire of macromolecules.

The Aging Brain presents the. The Aging Brain, Timothy R. Jennings, MD. Grand Rapids, Baker Books, Summary: A discussion of the causes of aging and brain deterioration and the lifestyle measures that can be taken to avert or delay dementia.

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Timothy R. Jennings, The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, ), pp. The Aging Brain by Timothy R. Jennings, MD addresses the growing problem of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At the heart of this book is the idea that these pathological states may in some cases be avoided with a healthy lifestyle and choices.

For anyone hoping to slow the aging process, as well as anyone who acts as a caregiver to someone at risk of or already beginning to suffer from dementia and other age-related diseases, this book offers a hopeful, healthy way forward.” My Review: This is quite an interesting book on the subject of aging and your brain.I can’t recommend this book and would encourage anyone looking for a book on the aging brain select something else.

Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance 5 out of 5 stars. Story 3 out of 5 stars. PJ; Aging Brain and dementia I am about 2/3 through the book.