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Title Animal models of human cognitive aging / Jennifer L. Bizon, Alisa G. Woods, editors
Published New York : Humana Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 208 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Aging medicine
Aging medicine.
Contents Normal and Pathological Aging: From Animals to Humans -- Nonhuman Primate Models of Cognitive Aging -- Age-Related Effects on Prefrontal Cortical Systems: Translating Between Rodents, Nonhuman Primates, and Humans -- Comparison of Different Cognitive Rat Models of Human Aging -- Mouse Models of Cognitive Aging: Behavioral Tasks and Neural Substrates -- Impact of A #x03B2; and Tau on Cognition in Mouse Models of Alzheimer#x2019;s Disease -- Hormonal Influences on Brain Aging and Age-Related Cognitive Decline -- Timing Deficits in Aging and Neuropathology
Summary Significant improvements in lifestyle and medical science are leading to an ever increasing elderly population in the United States and other developed nations. The U.S census bureau estimates that the number of people over 65 will nearly double by 2030, and that the elderly will comprise nearly one-fifth of the worlda (TM)s entire population within the next 20 years. In Animal Models of Human Cognitive Aging, Jennifer Bizon, Alisa Woods, and a panel of international authorities comprehensively discuss the use of animal models as a tool for understanding cognitive changes associated with the a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Aging -- Animal models.
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Cognition -- Age factors.
Aging -- physiology.
Cognition -- physiology.
Aged.
Cognition Disorders.
Models, Animal.
Form Electronic book
Author Bizon, Jennifer L.
Woods, Alisa G.
ISBN 1281876089
1588299961 (alk. paper)
1597454222 (electronic bk.)
9781281876089
9781588299963 (alk. paper)
9781597454223 (electronic bk.)