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Maureen Schmitter-Edgecome - Using Technologies to Support Memory Loss and Promote Functional Independence

The world’s population is aging, with the estimated number of older individuals living with memory impairment expected to rise significantly. To help individuals remain functionally independent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 22nd, 2019 1 plays 0  

Fergus I.M. Craik - Aging and Memory: Attentional Resources and Cognitive Control

This talk will examine the proposition that age-related memory problems are largely attributable to declines in attentional resources and executive control. It will illustrate the arguments with…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 2nd, 2019 15 plays 0  

Steven M. Boker - Theories, Methods, and Data: A Dance and a Conversation

Three dimensions of Cattell's persons by variables by time data box are discussed in the context of three types of researchers each wanting to answer their own categorically different question.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 5th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Kathleen C. Insel - Cognitive Aging and Self-Management: Opportunities for Technology

Self-management of chronic conditions increases among older adults at the same time capacity for self-management may diminish. Addressing limitations in prospective memory through strategies…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 22nd, 2019 5 plays 0  

Martin J. Sliwinski - Cognition on the Go: The Opportunities and Challenges for Mobile Cognitive Health Research

The use of mobile technology affords novel opportunities to mitigate temporal, geographic, and personnel constraints imposed by in-person cognitive testing procedures, and to improve temporal…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2018 5 plays 0  

Optimizing Everyday Function in Older Adults: Translating the Evidence - George W. Rebok

Older adults are more likely to fear losing their cognitive abilities than their physical abilities. Fortunately, a growing body of research suggests that cognitive decline isn’t inevitable for…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on June 12th, 2018 14 plays 0  

Imaging in "Healthy" Aging and Dementia: A Bigger Sandbox - Bruce Crosson

A growing consensus in the field of dementia research is that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) starts long before, perhaps decades before, the manifestation of its cognitive phenotype. Further, recent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 29th, 2018 56 plays 0