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Anomalies of the Aging Brain: Dementia (Alzheimer's Disease)

by Georgina Cornwall, PhD
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    The lecture Anomalies of the Aging Brain: Dementia (Alzheimer's Disease) by Georgina Cornwall, PhD is from the course Aging.


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    1. Dementia is the progressive decline in brain functioning.
    2. Dementia is part of normal brain aging.
    3. Dementia is the sudden decline of memory.
    4. Dementia is most common under 65 years old.
    5. Dementia is never hereditary.
    1. 60%
    2. 20%
    3. 30%
    4. 40%
    5. 80%
    1. Alzheimer's disease is proven to be completely hereditary.
    2. Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder.
    3. Alzheimer's disease can be associated with plaque build up in the temporal lobe of the brain, associated with increased forgetfulness.
    4. Alzheimer's disease can be associated with plaque build up in the frontal lobe of the brain, associated with increased trouble planning.
    5. Alzheimer's disease is progressive in onset.

    Author of lecture Anomalies of the Aging Brain: Dementia (Alzheimer's Disease)

     Georgina Cornwall, PhD

    Georgina Cornwall, PhD


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