Specificity of functional changes during normal brain aging

C. A. Barnes, T. C. Foster, G. Rao, B. L. McNaughton

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Abstract

Although there is no question that age-related alterations in neural function occur in the central nervous system (CNS) of mammals, these changes tend to be somewhat circumscribed rather than completely global, even in pathological conditions. Examples of this kind of specificity of functional neural change are drawn from experiments on the electrophysiology of the senescent rat hippocampus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)80-85
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume640
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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