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Aging and the brain

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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Aging -- Congresses.,
  • Aging -- congresses.,
  • Alzheimer"s Disease -- congresses.,
  • Brain -- physiopathology -- congresses.,
  • Dementia, Senile -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Robert D. Terry.
    SeriesAging ;, v. 32
    ContributionsTerry, Robert D., Fondation Princesse Liliane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .A35 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407315M
    ISBN 100881673293
    LC Control Number87042553

    The book provides broad coverage of the effects of exercise and physical activity on the aging brain, its therapeutic effects, and the many factors that influence the aging process. Key Features Presents research scientists with a complete understanding of the role of exercise in healthy brain aging.   Sharpen your memory with these surprising anti-aging tricks for your brain. Sharpen your memory with these surprising anti-aging tricks for your brain. 17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain.

    The Brain Facts Book. Access Brain Facts, a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Facts is a valuable resource for secondary school teachers and students who participate in the Brain Bee. The Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain 6 Executive Plaza, Suite Yonkers, NY The Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain accepts most forms of insurance. We are easily accessible by car or public transportation. Garage parking is available on-site.

      The research is in: Eating certain foods (and avoiding others) has been shown to slow brain aging by years, and lessen the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. This isn't some trendy diet of the moment. 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.


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Those who desire improved brain and general health should read Dr. Timothy Jennings’s book The Aging Brain. In addition to providing a comprehensive review of normal brain aging, Dr. Jennings translates data from recent scientific studies into practical strategies for improving memory and other cognitive skills.

Filled with simple, everyday actions you 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 your life.

Based on solid, up-to-date scientific research, the actions and interventions explained in this book not only /5(93). The Aging Brain has a very firm scientific basis, as Dr.

Whalley is an active researcher in cognitive decline, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease (a full page in the citations section being needed for those authored by Dr. Whalley himself).

The bulk of the book is devoted to symptoms, physiology, and causes of brain aging, dementia, and Cited by: The Aging Brain is a Health & Wellness book by author Timothy R. Jennings, MD. I chose to review this book because my mom had dementia and I wanted tips to avoid it. The author is quick to remind the reader to seek a qualified medical professional before initiating these interventions, especially if the reader already has a medical condition.4/5(43).

Changes in the Aging Brain As a person gets older, changes occur in all parts of the body, including the brain. Certain parts of the brain shrink, especially those important to learning and other complex mental activities.

In certain brain regions, communication between neurons (nerve cells) can be reduced. Blood flow in the brain may also. Brain-scan technology reveals aging can cause the brain to shrink.

Nerve tracts in the brain shrivel, making the cerebrospinal fluid cavities larger and even leaving gaping holes in the brain. 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. ICYMI: Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet May Halt Brain Aging And other neuroscience news for the week of March 2, BrainFacts/SfN.

In his book “The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind,” psychiatrist and certified master psychopharmacologist Dr. Timothy R. About Successful Aging. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BESTSELLER Author of the iconic bestsellers This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind, Daniel Levitin turns his keen insights to what happens in our brains as we age, why we should think about health span, not life span, and, based on a rigorous analysis of neuroscientific evidence, what you can do to make the most of.

A course more about aging than the aging brain This course has a lot to say about aging, but it only skins on the effect aging has on the brain.

There are whole chapters concerning the physical changes the body undergoes and recommendations on how to deal with rhem. 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.

For the intended audience this book makes an excellent contribution to knowledge. Highly recommended. —Choice. Written by knowledgeable experts, this remarkably readable book provides a comprehensive overview of the best research on the aging brain, encompassing cognitive, emotional, social, and motivational : Brain Rules for Aging Well reinforces, with statistics and examples, what a healthy lifestyle should look like.

The one recommendation Medina makes that I have trouble accepting is This book was a quick, informative read with lots of technical terminology that somehow made sense/5. Throughout the book he relates the known facts about brain aging, as well as our many preconceptions. Reexamining older scientific studies, the author is able to show that though much of what we take for granted about the mental processes of the older person is not simple, we may indeed be able to alleviate the effects of mental deterioration.

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. 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.

Successful Aging & Your Brain. Stay Physically Active. We all know people who stay active into old age, or who seem to blossom creatively late in life. It turns out that these “successful agers” seem to share some common characteristics.

Below are some keyFile Size: 8MB. All images courtesy of Oregon Brain Aging Study, Portland VAMC and Oregon Health & Science University. How Some Brains Stay Razor Sharp.

Facing the specter of Alzheimer’s disease, the most devastating and widespread manifestation of brain deterioration in old age, worried baby boomers have inspired whole catalogs of brain-fitness books and.

Aging is a major risk factor for most common neurodegenerative diseases, including mild cognitive impairment, dementias including Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease and Lou Gehrig's much research has focused on diseases of aging, there are few informative studies on the molecular biology of the aging brain (usually spelled ageing brain in British.

Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of nearly three years, according to new research. Marijuana was found to ramp up brain aging by years making it .This book examines the role that exercise and physical activity play in halting or modulating the deleterious effects of these numerous aging concerns by first examining the current state of research into how exercise manifests physical changes in the brain.

It then discuss how physical activity combines with other lifestyle factors to benefit. The description of her book on graceful aging sounded wonderful, with a great focus on the positive aspects of aging, meaningful living and legacy. However, when I took a look at her top 15 books I realized that every book on her list was about life extension, anti-aging strategies and longevity.