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Enhancing cognitive functioning and brain plasticity

Enhancing cognitive functioning and brain plasticity

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Published by Human Kinetics in Champaign, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition -- Effect of exercise on,
  • Exercise -- Psychological aspects,
  • Neuroplasticity,
  • Cognition in old age,
  • Aging -- physiology,
  • Cognition -- physiology,
  • Aged,
  • Brain -- physiology,
  • Exercise,
  • Neuronal Plasticity -- physiology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Arthur F. Kramer, Leonard W. Poon, editors.
    SeriesAging, exercise, and cognition series -- v. 3, Aging, exercise, and cognition series -- v. 3.
    ContributionsChodzko-Zajko, Wojtek J., Kramer, Arthur F., Poon, Leonard W., 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF311 .E54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202573M
    ISBN 100736057919
    ISBN 109780736057912
    LC Control Number2009013298

    Neuroplasticity, also known as brain plasticity, neuroelasticity, or neural plasticity, is the ability of the brain to change continuously throughout an individual's life, e.g., brain activity associated with a given function can be transferred to a different location, the proportion of grey matter can change, and synapses may strengthen or weaken over time.   The brain is a glutton for oxygen, so it's possible that even a slight lack of circulation can affect its performance. As a brain booster for people with normal mental abilities, it .

      It may improve blood flow to the brain, increase brain plasticity, or increase acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter associated with memory and learning. (7, 8, 9) Piracetam is the most widely used of the racetams — a group of man-made nootropics that includes other “tams” like aniracetam and oxiracetam.   Action video gaming may improve cognitive flexibility and brain plasticity. Neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists from around the world recently wrote a "consensus letter" condemning the.

    Brain Workout Regimes – Treating Learning Difficulties. An inspiring and promising area for neuroplasticity exercises are programs for individuals who have parts of the brain that are not functioning normally. Until neuroplasticity exercises, cognitive behavioral therapy was one of the few known effective treatments for learning disorders. This review will draw on both seminal and current literature that highlights mechanisms by which exercise supports the functioning of the brain, and aids in its protection. Show more. DOI: /BPL Citation: Brain Plasticity, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. ,


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This review of cognitive training and the brainFile Size: KB. Enhancing Cognitive Functioning and Brain Plasticity PDF Ebook Table of Contents Editor Ebook Enhancing Cognitive Function and Brain Plasticity, is also available as an e-book. The e-book. Neural plasticity and cognitive development Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Developmental Neuropsychology 18(2) February Author: Joan Stiles.

Dr. Max Cynader is Director of the Brain Research Centre, and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at Vancouver Coastal Health and The University of British Columbia (UBC).

It has long been suspected that the relative abundance of specific nutrients can affect cognitive processes and emotions. Newly described influences of dietary factors on neuronal function and synaptic plasticity have revealed some of the vital mechanisms that are responsible for the action of diet on brain health and mental function.

Enhancing Cognitive Functioning and Brain Plasticity Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Arthur F. Kramer, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Leonard W.

Poon, PhD University of Georgia EDITORS Human Kinetics. However, cognitive plasticity is more limited in advanced age and is constrained when there is neurologic disease (Willis et al., ).

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