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.
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, Professor of Neurology and Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Henry Roediger, Washington University, St. Louis. Links for … Continue reading 15-24 Segment 2: Photographic Memory