Mechanisms of cognitive reserve : computational and experimental explorations

@inproceedings{Rendell2017MechanismsOC,
  title={Mechanisms of cognitive reserve : computational and experimental explorations},
  author={Nicholas Rendell},
  year={2017}
}
Cognitive reserve is the name given to the latent variable that describes individual differences in the ability to offset cognitive decline in old age. This thesis attempts to provide mechanistic explanations for two major aspects of cognitive reserve. These are neural compensation and neural reserve. Furthermore, behavioural experiments carried out as part of this investigation have extended the knowledge of existing theories as to the age invariance of neural compensation and the relationship… CONTINUE READING

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