Beth A. Ober
Beth A. Ober, professor of human development, studies what happens to the human mind with aging. Her research has focused on memory and language processes in normal and abnormal aging. She can speak about the differences between brain changes associated with normal aging vs. those associated with, for example, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular disease. Ober's research has been funded over the past 15 years by the Department of Veteran's Affairs and the National Institute on Aging.