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The Handbook of Aging and Cognition
Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. This third edition reviews the findings and theories since the previous edition and evaluates the field's points of growth.
Hardcover, 657 pages
Published October 9th 2007 by Psychology Press (UK)
(first published July 1st 1992)
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Up-to-date information on geriatric cognitive functioning, neurological principles at play, and the general tendencies we find in the aging brain. Reading this book as an SLP I even found some good rehashing of evidence based practice approaches to STM interventions! The main question I had when I picked this book up was, "What does the aging brain look like?" interested in cognitive, function, and behavior. The chapters on variability, brain resevere, neuroplasticity, and compensation were very ...more