18-35 Segment 2: An Online Test for Dementia

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If dementia is recognized early, medication and coping strategies are very beneficial. However, dementia is often undiagnosed and untreated until it is far along. A newly developed online test can help assess if someone has mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia.

Guest:

  • Dr. Douglas Scharre, Director, Division of Cognitive Neurology, Ohio State University

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15-24 Segment 2: Photographic Memory

 

Synopsis: Some people who remember things extremely well may claim they have a “photographic memory,” but some experts say such a thing doesn’t really exist. Experts discuss how memory works.

Host: Lynn Holley. Guests: Dr. Barry Gordon, ProfessorĀ of Neurology and Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Henry Roediger, Washington University, St. Louis.

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