Memory Fitness: A Guide for Successful Aging

Memory Fitness: A Guide for Successful Aging

by Gilles O. Einstein, Mark A. McDaniel
     
 

"A clear and scientific evaluation of age-related memory changes and what can be done to minimize them."-Timothy Salthouse, director, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Virginia

Author Biography: Gilles O. Einstein is professor and chair, Department of Psychology, Furman University. Mark A. McDaniel is professor and chair, Department of Psychology, University of

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"A clear and scientific evaluation of age-related memory changes and what can be done to minimize them."-Timothy Salthouse, director, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Virginia

Author Biography: Gilles O. Einstein is professor and chair, Department of Psychology, Furman University. Mark A. McDaniel is professor and chair, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico. The authors' research in cognition and memory has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and NASA for over fifteen years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300105704
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

1Thanks for the memories1
2Overview of memory systems and processes14
3Forgetting and distorting are normal - at all ages!33
4Working memory and avoiding distractions54
5Most memories are there81
6How to learn and remember complex material93
7Remembering tough things115
8Remembering to remember130
9Mental exercise and memory144
10Physical exercise and memory156
11Effects of stress, depression, illness, and medications on memory183
12Enhancing memory with nutritional supplements and vitamins197
13Alzheimer's disease219

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