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The Resource Understanding brain aging and dementia : a life course approach, Lawrence J. Whalley, (electronic resource)

Understanding brain aging and dementia : a life course approach, Lawrence J. Whalley, (electronic resource)

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Understanding brain aging and dementia : a life course approach
Title
Understanding brain aging and dementia
Title remainder
a life course approach
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence J. Whalley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The life course method compares an individual's long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one's mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development, Lawrence J. Whalley unlocks the mysteries of brain functionality, illuminating the processes that affect the brain during aging, the causes behind these changes, and effective coping strategies. Whalley identifies the genetic factors that determine the pace of aging and the behaviors, starting in childhood, that influence how we age. Through vignettes, charts, and tables, he composes an ac
Cataloging source
NLGGC
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Whalley, Lawrence J
Dewey number
616.8/3
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Label
Understanding brain aging and dementia : a life course approach, Lawrence J. Whalley, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Prologue; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Life Course Approach; 3. The Well-Connected Brain; 4. Aging, Evolution, and the Brain; 5. The Aging Brain; 6. The Biology of the Dementias; 7. The Disconnected Mind; 8. Emotional Aging; 9. Dementia Syndromes; 10. Dementia Risk Reduction, 1: Concepts, Reserve, and Early Life Opportunities; 11. Dementia Risk Reduction, 2: Midlife Opportunities to Delay Dementia Onset; 12. Dementia Risk Reduction, 3: Multidomain Approaches; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn911958256
Extent
1 online resource (440 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536370
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
202b78ad-9cd7-4c44-8f56-d98bf39a4fb0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911958256
Label
Understanding brain aging and dementia : a life course approach, Lawrence J. Whalley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Prologue; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Life Course Approach; 3. The Well-Connected Brain; 4. Aging, Evolution, and the Brain; 5. The Aging Brain; 6. The Biology of the Dementias; 7. The Disconnected Mind; 8. Emotional Aging; 9. Dementia Syndromes; 10. Dementia Risk Reduction, 1: Concepts, Reserve, and Early Life Opportunities; 11. Dementia Risk Reduction, 2: Midlife Opportunities to Delay Dementia Onset; 12. Dementia Risk Reduction, 3: Multidomain Approaches; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn911958256
Extent
1 online resource (440 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536370
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
202b78ad-9cd7-4c44-8f56-d98bf39a4fb0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911958256

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