Spatial memory and navigation in ageing: A systematic review of MRI and fMRI studies in healthy participants.


Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom. Electronic address: [Email]


Spatial deficits are widely observed in normal ageing and early Alzheimer's disease. This review systematically examined neuroimaging evidence for structural and functional differences in the hippocampus (HC) associated with non-pathological age-related changes in allocentric spatial abilities.


Ageing,Allocentric spatial processing,Neuroimaging,Spatial memory,Spatial navigation,