Normal cognitive changes in ageing
BACKGROUND: Cognitive abilities decline with normal aging. Fluid abilities such as speed and problem solving show declines from early adulthood, and crystallised abilities such as knowledge and expertise increase until old age. OBJECTIVE: This article reviews changes in normal cognitive aging a nd associated risk factors. It aims to provide a framework for approaching the differentiation of normal cognitive aging from dementia through awareness of mental status screening and changes from...[Show more]
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|Source:||Australian Family Physician|
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