Can the healthy brain offer clues to curing Alzheimer’s?

By Rosanna Olsen, Scientist at the Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Health Sciences, and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto. There are currently no effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, which causes may elders to live their last years without recognizing their loved ones, and unable to care for themselves. (Shutterstock) “Have you cured Alzheimer’s disease yet?” This is…

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Babies reason long before they can speak

Our ability to use complex communication through symbols, such as language, is thought to be at the core of mankind’s superior reasoning. But a new study which followed one-year-old babies found that they were able to reason by process of elimination well before they could articulate anything more meaningful than “goo goo ga ga.” It follows…

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