Neural plasticity in the ageing brain

@article{Burke2006NeuralPI,
  title={Neural plasticity in the ageing brain},
  author={Sara N Burke and Carol A. Barnes},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={30-40}
}
The mechanisms involved in plasticity in the nervous system are thought to support cognition, and some of these processes are affected during normal ageing. Notably, cognitive functions that rely on the medial temporal lobe and prefrontal cortex, such as learning, memory and executive function, show considerable age-related decline. It is therefore not surprising that several neural mechanisms in these brain areas also seem to be particularly vulnerable during the ageing process. In this review… CONTINUE READING
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