Category Archives: cognitive impairment

>November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

>Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. This degenerative and fatal disease was first described by Alois Alzheimer in 1906; it damages a person’s ability to reason, remember, speak, perform simple calculations, and carry out routine tasks. As … Continue reading

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>Born with music inside me

>Legendary R&B icon Ray Charles claimed that he was “born with music inside me”. The famous neurologist Oliver Sacks actually believes in this and wrote a book on the topic: Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. This book examines … Continue reading

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>Exposing Brain Fitness Misconceptions

>As people age, their physical and mental states tend to show loss of performance. Physical function declines are usually easier to diagnose and treat; when it comes to the brain, it is a very different problem. Cognitive impairment is something … Continue reading

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