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The eff ect of social networks on the relation between Alzheimer ’ s disease pathology and level of cognitive function in old people : a longitudinal cohort study

  title={The eff ect of social networks on the relation between Alzheimer ’ s disease pathology and level of cognitive function in old people : a longitudinal cohort study},
  author={David A. Bennett and Julie A. Schneider and Yuxiao Tang and Steven E. Arnold and Robert S. Wilson},
Introduction Several clinicopathological studies over the past two decades have shown that many elderly people with extensive pathology of Alzheimer’s disease do not clinically manifest cognitive impairment. This ability to tolerate the pathology of this disease without obvious clinical consequences is increasingly referred to as cognitive or neural reserve. Identifi cation of factors associated with neural reserve has important implications for disease prevention. For example, one such factor… 
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