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Interventions for aging brains and minds

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In the past couple of decades there has been an increasing interest in developing and testing theory-driven interventions to improve cognition and brain function of older adults. Such interests are undoubtedly driven both by the quickly evolving literature, at the molecular, cellular and systems level, on the ...

In the past couple of decades there has been an increasing interest in developing and testing theory-driven interventions to improve cognition and brain function of older adults. Such interests are undoubtedly driven both by the quickly evolving literature, at the molecular, cellular and systems level, on the mechanisms that underlie aging, as well as the aging of many of our societies across the globe. Not long ago it was believed that aging was unrelenting, unmodifiable, and unidirectional with the expectation of observing increasing deficits in cognition and brain processes across the adult lifespan. However, recently it has become clear that a variety of factors, including intellectual engagement, social interaction, physical activity, diet, and stress, can influence the trajectory of aging with regard to brain and mind. In this Research Topic we call for both review articles and original research reports, which explore with non-human or human models, theory-driven approaches to the enhancement of the mind and brain of older organisms.


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