ERIC Number: EJ390235
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Aging of the Brain: How Can We Prevent It?
Jarvik, Lissy F.
Gerontologist, v28 n6 p739-47 Dec 1988
Contends distinction between normal and abnormal aging of the brain changes as data emerge which identify as pathology what had previously been considered the norm. Reviews research on effects of aging in twins begun in 1940s, focusing on facts related to intellectual decline, neuropsychological test performance relationship to dementia, and dementia's relationship to chromosomal loss. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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