Practical measures of cognitive function and promotion of their performance in the context of research

Ann Agric Environ Med. 2016 Sep;23(3):399-402. doi: 10.5604/12321966.1219176.


The aging of the population generates a number of very interesting research questions in the fields of medicine, psychology, sociology, demography, and many others. One of the issues subject to both intensive research by scientists and exploration by practitioners is associated with cognitive functions. The article presents current knowledge regarding practical actions in the field of promoting cognitive function using diagnostic programmes and training using modern technologies. An important aspect presented in this study is also related to the welfare of the maintenance or improvement of cognitive function. Information and communication technologies will contribute to the dissemination of computerized cognitive training, also personalized.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aging
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive Dysfunction / diagnosis
  • Cognitive Dysfunction / etiology
  • Cognitive Dysfunction / therapy*
  • Humans