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Movie Notes After a stroke, the amount of movement Kent –left hand rehabilitation NMDA receptors is linked to memory Poet laureate –care about the life and others and remain active and thinking maintains vitality New neurons are made later in life from stem cells Parkinson’s disease –starts at age 40 –tapping the potential of stem cells as a replacement of rapidly decreasing neurons
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Unformatted text preview: Rat experiment –brain can repair itself with new neurons Most wide-spread form of memory loss =Alzheimer’s disease Almost uniquely human disorder Part of brain that puts thoughts into words damaged Need a test for Alheimers disease Tangles and plaques Beta amaloid causes plaque Lowering level of beta amaloid may prevent Alzheimer’s...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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