The Neuropsychology of Aging

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1997-12-08
Publisher(s): Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

The Neuropsychology of Aging is a comprehensive yet concise introduction to what is currently known about the impact of aging on brain function.

Author Biography

The author is Professor of Psychology at Temple University and Director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction and Overview
Neuropsychological Approaches to Processes of Aging
Neuropsychological Assessment in Adulthood and Aging
Methods of Assessing the Aging Brain
Aging and the Nervous System
Normal Aging in the Peripheral Nervous System
Normal Aging in the Brain
Neuropsychological Brain Aging
Emotion, Aging and Brain Function
Human Behaviour: A Neuropsychological Perspective
Arousal and Sleep
Response Speed and Timing in Behaviour
Intelligence
Learning and Memory
Language and Communication
Executive Function, Attention and Working Memory
The Future
Prospects on the Neuropsychology of Aging
References
Index
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