Understanding How The Brain Ages
Our scientists are engaged in a variety of research studies aimed at understanding memory, cognitive aging, and risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease. Their studies combine state-of-the-art structural and functional neuroimaging technologies with research techniques in cognitive neuroscience with the aim of elucidating the changes that occur in the brain over a lifetime and how these changes affect specific cognitive abilities and behaviors.
Dr. Park talks with NPR’s Jason Fuller about games that spur cognitive and strategic thinking.
Dr. Park talks with the Washington Post about finding a cognitive challenge you will stick to — something mentally difficult that’s also engaging and that allows some room to progress.
Graduate student, Hanna Moon receives fellowship to focus on aging brain research with long-time CVL mentors.
Lisa Shardon discusses caring for aging minds amidst COVID-19 and why research is more vital than ever now…
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