TITLE

Cognitive Training Helps Seniors Keep Mentally Sharp

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Optometry & Vision Development;2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the controlled single-blind research conducted on 2,832 adults who lived independently and possessed normal cognitive and functional status in various cities in the U.S. The interventions are composed of different training sessions for memory, reasoning and speed of processing.
ACCESSION #
25497545

 

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