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Cerebral Cortex

Neurodegenerative and Age-Related Changes in Structure and Function of Cerebral Cortex

  • Alan Peters
  • John H. Morrison

Part of the Cerebral Cortex book series (CECO, volume 14)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Marilyn S. Albert, Mark B. Moss
    Pages 1-20
  3. Mark B. Moss, Ronald J. Killiany, James G. Herndon
    Pages 21-47
  4. Patrick R. Hof, Constantin Bouras, John H. Morrison
    Pages 175-311
  5. Gene J. Blatt, Thomas L. Kemper
    Pages 313-364
  6. Imaharu Nakano, Asao Hirano
    Pages 399-431
  7. Marilyn S. Albert, Mark B. Moss
    Pages 461-474
  8. Eliezer Masliah, David P. Salmon
    Pages 513-551
  9. Brent A. Vogt, Alex Martin, Kent E. Vrana, John R. Absher, Leslie J. Vogt, Patrick R. Hof
    Pages 553-601
  10. Stephen D. Ginsberg, M. Luise Schmidt, Peter B. Crino, James H. Eberwine, Virginia M.-Y. Lee, John Q. Trojanowski
    Pages 603-654
  11. E. J. Mufson, J. H. Kordower
    Pages 681-731
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 773-783

About this book

Introduction

This volume of Cerebral Cortex is dedicated to Sir John Eccles, who was an active member of the advisory board for the series until his death in May 1997. His input as to what topics should be covered in future volumes of this series will be sorely missed. The present volume is concerned with neurodegenerative disorders and age­ related changes in the structure and function of the cerebral cortex, a topic that has attracted increasing interest as longevity and the number of aged individuals in the population increase. Although much of the research on the neurodegenerative effects of aging has been centered on Alzheimer's disease, most of the aging popu­ lation will not be afflicted by this disease. They will, however, be affected by the consequences of normal aging, so the first few chapters of this volume are con­ cerned with that topic. Chapter 1, by Marilyn S. Albert and Mark B. Moss, gives an account of the cognitive changes that accompany normal human aging. Chapter 2, by Mark B.

Keywords

Alzheimer Nervous System Parkinson anatomy attention cortex development forebrain neurons

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan Peters
    • 1
  • John H. Morrison
    • 2
  1. 1.Boston University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  2. 2.Mount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-4885-0
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7216-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-4885-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-6816
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