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The Adult Brain and Memory: How Learning Protects Against Alzheimer's

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The Adult Brain and Memory: How Learning Protects Against Alzheimer's

The Adult Brain and Memory: How Learning Protects Against Alzheimer's

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One of the most startling discoveries in the field of Alzheimer's research is the finding that education protects one from this dreadful disease.  This finding raises the stakes even higher than they already are for ensuring that our education systems are effective throughout life.  This effect, called the "brain reserve" hypothesis, states that with education people enhance their brain function so the earliest structural changes related to Alzheimer's disease have little clinical impact.


 

Speaker: Kenneth S. Kosik, MD


Presider: Laurie Bartels, Coordinator,Technology Training, Rye Country Day School, NY

 

Time: 1:17

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