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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.
- Spring '08
- Developmental Psychology