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Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Memory Enhancement Strategies: What Works Best for Obtaining Memory Goals?
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    Chapter 2 Mental and Physical Exercise as a Means to Reverse Cognitive Aging and Enhance Well-Being
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    Chapter 3 Consumer-Based Brain Fitness Programs
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    Chapter 4 Synapse: A Clinical Trial Examining the Impact of Actively Engaging the Aging Mind
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    Chapter 5 Meditation, Mindfulness, Cognition, and Emotion: Implications for Community-Based Older Adult Programs
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    Chapter 6 Keys to a Sharp Mind: Providing Choice and Quality Programming in a Retirement Community
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    Chapter 7 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Montana: A Model of Successful University and Community Partnerships
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    Chapter 8 Closing the Generation Gap: Using Discussion Groups to Benefit Older Adults and College Students
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    Chapter 9 A Practical Guide to Senior Odyssey
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    Chapter 10 Spelling Clubs and Competitions for Older Adults: Language Boosting Within a Social Context
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    Chapter 11 Oral Life Review in Older Adults: Principles for the Social Service Professional
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    Chapter 12 Creative Writing Groups: A Promising Avenue for Enhancing Working Memory and Emotional Well-Being
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    Chapter 13 Peer-Led Memory Training Programs to Support Brain Fitness
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    Chapter 14 Cognitive Wellness for Diverse Populations
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    Chapter 15 The Role of Physical Activity in Cognitive Fitness: A General Guide for Community Programs
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    Chapter 16 Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements to Promote Brain Health
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    Chapter 17 Enhancing Healthy Cognitive Aging Through Theater Arts
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    Chapter 18 Coming Alive: Kairos Dance Theatre’s Dancing Heart™ – Vital Elders Moving in Community
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    Chapter 19 Art, Museums, and Culture
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    Chapter 20 The Songwriting Works™ Model: Enhancing Brain Health and Fitness Through Collaborative Musical Composition and Performance
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    Chapter 21 Supporting Cognition and Well-Being in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Intervention
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    Chapter 22 Early Memory Loss Clubs: A Novel Approach for Stimulating and Sustaining Cognitive Function
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    Chapter 23 Implementing the “I’m Still Here”™ Approach: Montessori-Based Methods for Engaging Persons with Dementia
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    Chapter 24 Kirtan Kriya Meditation: A Promising Technique for Enhancing Cognition in Memory-Impaired Older Adults
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    Chapter 25 Brain Brightening: Neurotherapy for Enhancing Cognition in the Elderly
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    Chapter 26 Neurons in Neighborhoods: How Purposeful Participation in a Community-based Intergenerational Program Enhanced Quality of Life for Persons Living with Dementia
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    Chapter 27 Experience Corps®: A Civic Engagement-Based Public Health Intervention in the Public Schools
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Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults
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Springer-Verlag New York, January 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-0636-6
978-1-4419-0635-9, 978-1-4419-0636-6, 978-1-4614-4767-2


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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Taiwan 1 2%
Unknown 51 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 18%
Researcher 10 18%
Student > Master 7 13%
Other 6 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 7%
Other 16 29%
Unknown 2 4%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 17 31%
Social Sciences 7 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 13%
Engineering 4 7%
Computer Science 3 5%
Other 13 24%
Unknown 4 7%