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Optimizing cognitive development over the life course and preventing cognitive decline: Introducing the Cognitive Health Environment Life Course Model (CHELM)

Anstey, Kaarin


Optimal cognitive development is defined in this article as the highest level of cognitive function reached in each cognitive domain given a person’s biological and genetic disposition, and the highest possible maintenance of cognitive function over the adult life course. Theoretical perspectives underpinning the development of a framework for understanding optimal cognitive development are described, including differential development, intra-individual dynamics, cascades, biological...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-01-06
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Behavioral Development 38.1 (2013): 1-10
DOI: 10.1177/0165025413512255


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