Prof. Suzanne Corkin
Prof. Vernon M. Ingram
9.110J / 7.92J
Lectures and discussions in this course cover the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of the brain aging processes in humans. Topics include the loss of memory and other cognitive abilities in normal aging, as well as neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Discussions based on readings taken from primary literature explore the current research in this field.
Corkin, Suzanne, and Vernon Ingram. 9.110J Neurology, Neuropsychology, and Neurobiology of Aging, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-110j-neurology-neuropsychology-and-neurobiology-of-aging-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA