Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 29 January 2003
Vol. 2003, Issue 4, p. pe2
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2003.4.pe2]

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The Contribution of Functional Brain Imaging to Our Understanding of Cognitive Aging

Adam Gazzaley, and Mark D'Esposito

The authors are at the Henry H. Wheeler, Jr. Brain Imaging Center at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. E-mail: despo{at}socrates.Berkeley.edu (M.D.)

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/4/pe2

Key Words: cognitive aging • functional brain imaging • PET • fMRI • neuroimaging

Abstract: The study of cognitive aging seeks to determine the psychological and neural mechanisms underlying age-related decline in cognitive performance. New methods in functional brain imaging are beginning to provide possible answers to questions regarding age-related cognitive decline.

Citation: A. Gazzaley, M. D'Esposito, The Contribution of Functional Brain Imaging to Our Understanding of Cognitive Aging. Sci. SAGE KE 2003, pe2 (29 January 2003)
http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/4/pe2

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