Intellectual functioning in old age

Przemysław Marcinek
Gerontologia Polska 2007;15(3):69-75.

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Vol 15, No 3 (2007)
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Published online: 2007-08-06


In this article we concentrated on the problem of intellectual functioning in old age. This study presents some definitions and structure of intelligence, especially fluid and cristallized intelligence. The goal of the current review was to describe determinants and level of intellectual functioning of the elderly. We mentioned of some specific problems of cognitive senescence.


intellectual functioning; old age; senescence

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Intellectual functioning in old age


Gerontologia Polska (Polish Gerontology)


Vol 15, No 3 (2007)



Published online


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Gerontologia Polska 2007;15(3):69-75.


intellectual functioning
old age


Przemysław Marcinek

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