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Mind over matter--what do we know about neuroplasticity in adults?

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BACKGROUND: An increasing number of studies have examined the effects of training of cognitive and other tasks on brain structure, using magnetic resonance imaging. METHODS: Studies combining cognitive and other tasks training with longitudinal imaging designs were reviewed, with a view to identify paradigms potentially applicable to treatment of cognitive impairment. RESULTS: We identified 36 studies, employing training as variable as juggling, working memory, meditation, learning abstract i...

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10.1017/s1041610213002482

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
International psychogeriatrics / IPA
Volume:
26
Issue:
6
Pages:
891-909
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1741-203X
ISSN:
1041-6102
URN:
uuid:9777e8a4-569b-40c0-84d1-fd04d658feec
Source identifiers:
445489
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pubs:445489

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