Topic: Alzheimer's

Scientists Discover How We Play Memories in Fast Forward

Jan. 14, 2016
Compressed Thoughts

New research shows how we use a special brain wave frequency when we think about past or future events to play them in fast forward. The breakthrough has implications for Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders.

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Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Stroke Risk in Blacks

Nov. 20, 2014

Researchers in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education have found that a blood flow impairment in blacks that puts them at higher risk for cerebrovascular diseases like stroke appears at a much earlier age than previously thought.

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Scratchpad Memory

Sept. 4, 2012
Scratchpad Memory

The brain has a function for short term memory, and professors at UT's Center for Learning and Memory are uncovering its structure.

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Memories Serve as Tools for Learning and Decision-Making, New Study Shows

July 11, 2012

When humans learn, their brains relate new information with past experiences to derive new knowledge, according to psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Invited to Screen New Documentary Series on Alzheimer's Disease

May 4, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has been invited by Home Box Office (HBO) to screen the first of four documentaries in its "The Alzheimer's Project" series.

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