Age-Related Changes in Processing Speed: Unique Contributions of Cerebellar and Prefrontal Cortex

@article{Eckert2010AgeRelatedCI,
  title={Age-Related Changes in Processing Speed: Unique Contributions of Cerebellar and Prefrontal Cortex},
  author={Mark A. Eckert and Noam I. Keren and Donna R. Roberts and Vince D. Calhoun and Kelly C. Harris},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
  year={2010},
  volume={4}
}
Age-related declines in processing speed are hypothesized to underlie the widespread changes in cognition experienced by older adults. We used a structural covariance approach to identify putative neural networks that underlie age-related structural changes associated with processing speed for 42 adults ranging in age from 19 to 79 years. To characterize a potential mechanism by which age-related gray matter changes lead to slower processing speed, we examined the extent to which cerebral small… 

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