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Editorial: perception and cognition: interactions in the ageing brain

Allen, Harriet A.; Roberts, Katherine Leonie


Professor of Lifespan Psychology

Katherine Leonie Roberts


Healthy ageing can lead to declines in both perceptual and cognitive functions. Many of the studies in this Topic demonstrate such age-related declines, but also identify links between them. Encouragingly, these links suggest that improving perception could benefit cognition. In addition, while compensatory cognitive strategies were mainly unsuccessful in improving perception, cognitive training was effective under certain conditions


Allen, H. A., & Roberts, K. L. (2016). Editorial: perception and cognition: interactions in the ageing brain. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8, Article 130.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 25, 2016
Publication Date Jun 8, 2016
Deposit Date Jul 19, 2016
Publicly Available Date Jul 19, 2016
Journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
Electronic ISSN 1663-4365
Publisher Frontiers Media
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 8
Article Number 130
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