Declining Dementia Rates

Amidst all of these dire forecasts, a recent study published in Nature Communications (April, 2016) reports declining dementia rates in England. These trends are being seen in other countries as well. And the researchers cannot attribute this downward trend to medical advances.

How Alzheimer's Affects Perception - this optical illusion illustrates how the brain determines what we see

How Alzheimer’s Affects Perception

Our sense organs are an extension of our brain.  It is through these specialized organs that we get information about our surroundings and about ourselves.  But Alzheimer’s affects perception in a way that makes understanding the world difficult.