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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 3 Months ago 1 views 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 5 Months ago 15 views 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 7 Months ago 4 views 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 7 Months ago 5 views 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 9 Months ago 5 views 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 A year ago 13 views 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 A year ago 52 views 0