Brain Aging: Models, Methods, and Mechanisms
by David R. Riddle
Publisher: CRC Press 2007
Number of pages: 408
This book offers a selective overview of the current research in this rapidly expanding field. A valuable resource for new and established investigators of the aging brain, this volume reviews critical studies of brain aging in new animal models, as well as advances in brain imaging techniques that permit investigations in aging humans with increasingly higher resolution.
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