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(p. 125) Training the Aging Brain: Is Cognitive Decline Inevitable?
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Amir Raz

, and Sheida Rabipour

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10.1093/med-psych/9780198789673.003.0004
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date: 24 April 2019

“Training the Aging Brain: Is Cognitive Decline Inevitable?” asks whether cognitive decline necessarily occurs as we age. The answer to this question depends on perspective. To this end, this chapter presents the impressions of a few leading experts along with the latest scientific insights on training and preserving function in the senescent brain. It concludes with a summary of the factors that experts agree play a role in the conundrum of whether cognitive decline accompanies age.

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