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Memory Training and Aging 

Memory Training and Aging
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Memory Training and Aging
Author(s):

Karen J. Miller

, John Geirland

, Megan E. Gomez

, Richelin V. Dye

, and Linda M. Ercoli

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199380862.003.0022
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date: 02 December 2020

This chapter presents an overview of cognitive training, including classroom-based programs, peer-led courses, computerized brain fitness tools, and apps for smart phones. The chapter also discusses the relevance of these programs for various populations, including normal aging, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and persons with dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), along with the transferability and long-term impact of these training modalities.

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