Category Archives: Dementia

Never Too Old To Grow A “New Brain” Against Dementia

Dementia is a condition where there is a decline in cognitive functioning such as memory.   People with dementia also lose their ability to carry out everyday tasks.   In Psychology Today, Dr. Mario Garrett writes about brain plasticity and dementia.   Here is a link to the article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/iage/201611/never-too-old-grow-new-brain-against-dementia

Sherlock Holmes: The Case Of Memory & Aging

Sherlock Holmes, albeit fictional, teaches us all a few things on the aging process.  Dr. Alan Castel uses this character to share insights on aging and its impact on memory function in his Psychology Today article: Here is a link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/metacognition-and-the-mind/201507/sherlock-holmes-the-case-memory-and-aging?collection=1095953