The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory

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Abstract

The old saying “you are what you eat” is becoming increasingly important in the field of neuroscience these days. There is mounting evidence that nutritional factors are beginning to play a major role in cognitive status, or cognitive wellbeing. One of these emerging factors is magnesium (Mg2+). Although the physiological investigation of Mg2+ has a long history, its role in cognitive function is just starting to emerge. The focus of this chapter is to review the available literature on the effects of Mg2+ on cognitive function in the healthy and diseased/injured brain. In addition, data from our laboratory will be presented that has investigated the effects of Mg2+ manipulation on learning and memory tasks in rodents, as well as the ability of Mg2+ therapy to improve cognitive performance in the damaged brain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMagnesium in the Central Nervous System
PublisherUniversity of Adelaide Press
Pages115-124
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780987073051
ISBN (Print)9780987073068
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Hoane, M. R. (2011). The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory. In Magnesium in the Central Nervous System (pp. 115-124). University of Adelaide Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/UPO9780987073051.008

The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory. / Hoane, Michael R.

Magnesium in the Central Nervous System. University of Adelaide Press, 2011. p. 115-124.

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Hoane, MR 2011, The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory. in Magnesium in the Central Nervous System. University of Adelaide Press, pp. 115-124. https://doi.org/10.1017/UPO9780987073051.008
Hoane MR. The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory. In Magnesium in the Central Nervous System. University of Adelaide Press. 2011. p. 115-124 https://doi.org/10.1017/UPO9780987073051.008
Hoane, Michael R. / The role of magnesium therapy in learning and memory. Magnesium in the Central Nervous System. University of Adelaide Press, 2011. pp. 115-124
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