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Author Whalley, Lawrence J.

Title The aging brain / Lawrence Whalley.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  612.82 WHA    Storage
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  612.82 W552A    Check Shelf
Description 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Maps of the mind
Maps of the mind.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-174) and index.
Contents 1. What is ageing? : ageing and the healthy brain -- 2. The brain formerly known as you : physical changes in the ageing brain -- 3. Any cook could run the country : social and psychological aspects of ageing -- 4. Empty sieves and broken looms : how mental ability changes with age -- 5. Keeping your nerve : ageing, stress and the brain -- 6. Tired of living and scared of dying : coping with ageing -- 7. When blood stops : brain blood flow, stroke and ageing -- 8. Thieves in the night : dementia and Alzheimer's disease -- 9. The dementia detectives : research on the causes of dementia -- 10. Empires of the future : better brain ageing.
Subject Brain -- Aging.
Brain -- Popular Works.
Aging -- physiology -- Popular Works.
ISBN 0231120249 cloth alkaline paper
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