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Name: Lukas Coelho Psy 1000_NT 03/25/2018 Alzheimer The human brain weights about 3 pounds and it consumes 20 percent of the energy in our body, this such important organ is the most complex structure in the known universe so far. Within this complexity, to understand how it works is a real challenger and we still need to study a lot to comprehend certain activities that this organ does. One of these complexities is the diseases called Alzheimer. This disease is the auto destructions of cells in our brain which can be responsible of losing of memory and other functions that can lead the individual to death. Even if all the studies we still not knowing what is responsible for this disease and why major affects elderly people. Alzheimer is characterized as a dementia disease that spread through the brain killing the cells in the lobes responsible to coordinate the functions in our body. It first affects the hippocampus and of the temporal lobe of the brain. The hippocampus is responsible for

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