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Brain mechanism involved in language learning

Psychologists have discovered that when we learn the names of unfamiliar objects, the brain regions participating in the training actively predict the objects to which the names correspond. 415 more words


Alzheimer's disease reversed in mouse model

One of the first events in Alzheimer’s disease is the abnormal accumulation of beta-amyloid peptide, which can form large amyloid plaques in the brain and disrupt the function of neuronal synapses. 378 more words


Alzheimer's Disease (AD) /Reading & Sharing

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. 1,215 more words

What's the Difference between Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia?

People often ask us, “what’s the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?” Are they the same thing? Is Alzheimer’s disease a type of dementia? Is dementia a type of Alzheimer’s disease? 407 more words

Successful Aging & Your Brain at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

After an inaugural, successful, and sold-out program last September, Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan partnered with the Dana Foundation once again to present Successful Aging & Your Brain… 547 more words


2018 Brain Day at NYU

New York University’s Brain Day at NYU Langone Health took place on Tuesday, March 13th, as part of BraiNY and the Dana Foundation’s long-standing collaboration to celebrate… 788 more words


Dementia’s Gift: Facing Cancer Without the Fear


The mercy of dementia is that Mom is immune to the psychological distress that often accompanies cancer treatment.

Published: March 16, 2018 at 05:30AM