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Thought-provoking. What reading this brought to mind: what if Alzheimer’s is a loss of one’s mental map key ... no sense of scale, no ability to quantify the raw data within one’s mental map? We know the brain is very good at squirrelling stuff away in parts unknown. I wonder if the ‘key’ could ever be restored, post diagnosis. Just an amateur’s five second reflection.

10/06/14 • 03:59 PM • HealthPsychologyScienceWeblogs • 1 Comment


One of the most disturbing things I found about mid-stage ALZ, short-term memory loss.
“I don’t remember what I just did” will quickly remove all sense of time passing, or time to go if waiting for something.

Posted by Emmett on 10/06/14 at 06:44 PM


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