Dance Experience and Associations with Cortical Gray Matter Thickness in the Aging Population

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Shai Porat; Naira Goukasian; Kristy S. Hwang; Theodore Zanto; Triet Do; Jonathan Pierce; Shantanu Joshi; Ellen Woo; Liana G. Apostolova;
  • Publisher: S. Karger AG
  • Journal: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders EXTRA, volume 6, issue 3, pages 508-517 (issn: 1664-5464, eissn: 1664-5464)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1159/000449130, pmc: PMC5123027
  • Subject: Dancing | Alzheimer's disease | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | MRI | Cortical thickness | RC346-429 | Alzheimer’s disease | Neuroimaging | RC952-954.6 | Geriatrics | Gray matter thickness | Original Research Article | Dementia | Mild cognitive impairment

Introduction: We investigated the effect dance experience may have on cortical gray matter thickness and cognitive performance in elderly participants with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Methods: 39 cognitively normal and 48 MCI elderly participants comple... View more