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Cognitive Reserve: Theory and Applications - Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition by Yaakov Stern Details

Cognitive reserve has emerged as a powerful concept for explaining individual differences in brain susceptibility or pathology or cure. The basic cognitive reserve is the idea that individual differences in…

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Cognitive reserve has emerged as a powerful concept for explaining individual differences in brain susceptibility or pathology or cure. The basic cognitive reserve is the idea that individual differences in how to mediate cognitive tasks in the brain allow some people to deal with pathology more than others.

Cognitive Reserve: The theory and applications describe in depth the source of these individual differences. This volume provides a comprehensive review of theory, research and the clinical application of cognitive reserve. The chapters explore the theoretical foundations of cognitive reserve, and evidence of their existence.

Various approaches are examined to study this concept, including epidemiology, experimental cognitive, and neuroimaging. The possible genetic and physiological foundations of the cognitive reserve are presented.

The application of this concept has been discussed in a wide range of situations, including child development, aging, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, HIV and head injury. The result is a modern global treatment of the cognitive reserve that is of interest to someone new to the concept or seasoned researcher..



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