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The Resource Memory fitness : a guide for successful aging, Gilles O. Einstein and Mark A. McDaniel

Memory fitness : a guide for successful aging, Gilles O. Einstein and Mark A. McDaniel

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Memory fitness : a guide for successful aging
Title
Memory fitness
Title remainder
a guide for successful aging
Statement of responsibility
Gilles O. Einstein and Mark A. McDaniel
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Language
eng
Summary
The latest scientific information on aging and memory, along with expert advice for middle-aged and older adults concerned about memory problems. Do all adults experience memory difficulties as they age? What is the difference between normal memory change and the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? Is it possible to stem, or even reverse, memory decline? This timely book is a comprehensive guide for the growing number of adults who are eager to learn how aging affects memory and what can or cannot be done about it." Gilles Einstein and Mark McDaniel, widely respected for their research and lectures on memory, explain how memory works and how memory processes change with age. Based on up-to-date and rigorous scientific evidence, they also offer techniques and strategies for improving memory in everyday life; alternatives to hard-to-use mnemonic techniques; physical and mental exercises that can enhance memory; a review of drugs and nutritional supplements touted to enhance memory; a complete discussion of Alzheimer's disease, its symptoms and risk factors, along with guidance for caretakers
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Memory fitness : a guide for successful aging, Gilles O. Einstein and Mark A. McDaniel
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Memory fitness : a guide for successful aging, Gilles O. Einstein and Mark A. McDaniel
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1nq6q0
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thanks for the memories: aging and remembering -- Overview of memory systems and processes: the effects of aging -- Forgetting and distorting are normal--at all ages! -- Working memory and avoiding distractions: the right time for the right task -- Most memories are there: the trick is finding them -- How to learn and remember complex material: articles, lectures, and textbooks -- Remembering tough things -- Remembering to remember: medications, appointments, things to pack -- Mental exercise and memory: use it or lose it -- Physical exercise and memory: not exercising is risky behavior -- Effects of stress, depression, illness, and medications on memory -- Enhancing memory with nutritional supplements and vitamins -- Alzheimer's disease: the signals and what you can do about it
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Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300133585
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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remote

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