Neuroanatomical and cognitive mediators of age-related differences in episodic memory.

  title={Neuroanatomical and cognitive mediators of age-related differences in episodic memory.},
  author={Denise Head and Karen M. Rodrigue and Kristen M. Kennedy and Naftali Raz},
  volume={22 4},
Aging is associated with declines in episodic memory. In this study, the authors used a path analysis framework to explore the mediating role of differences in brain structure, executive functions, and processing speed in age-related differences in episodic memory. Measures of regional brain volume (prefrontal gray and white matter, caudate, hippocampus, visual cortex), executive functions (working memory, inhibitory control, task switching, temporal processing), processing speed, and episodic… CONTINUE READING
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