Functional activation imaging in aging and dementia.

  title={Functional activation imaging in aging and dementia.},
  author={David Prvulovic and Vincent G van de Ven and Alexander Thomas Sack and Konrad Maurer and David E. J. Linden},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  volume={140 2},
With life expectancy increasing continuously, the effects of neurodegeneration on brain function are a topic of ever increasing importance. Thus there is a need for tools and models that probe both the functional consequences of neurodegenerative processes and compensatory mechanisms that might occur. As neurodegenerative burden and compensatory mechanisms may change over time, these tools will ideally be applied multiple times over the lifespan. Specifically, in order to elucidate whether… CONTINUE READING