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Possible explanation for patterns of dementia progression?

(I'm asking this question as a lay-person with respect to neurobiology, so apologies if it lacks rigour.) Dementia progression is different for each individual, but it seems like there are some ...
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Understanding the subtypes of Alzheimer's disease

Recently, I was studying the subtypes of Azheimer's disease, and learned that there are four major subtypes of it [1], and the categorization is mainly based on where the atrophy happens (if I ...
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How to prepare when entering the field of Psychology from a professional UX background?

I come from a Computer Science and professional User Experience (UX) Design background and I'll soon be starting an MSc conversion course in Psychology. My interest is to understand human behaviour ...
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What does "diffuse slowing" mean in the context of EEG and Alzheimer's?

Horvath et al. (2018) mention that: The disappearance of posterior dominant alpha rhythm and the diffuse slowing in AD (alzheimer disease) are easily detectable EEG signs for the experienced ...
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How can I find out why a person gets dementia?

In this answer user287279 wrote that dementia may have different causes. How can I find out what causes dementia of someone? For example, what tests (like blood or urine tests) can they take to ...
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What science-based strategies can slow down dementia?

What are some science-based strategies that could slow down dementia? For example, do cognitive demanding tasks like solving crosswords, playing with the Rubic's cube, chess, or perhaps stuff like ...
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How to convert fmri brain volumes to brain graph [closed]

I am working with fMRI data of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) patients. I want to convert brain volumes to brain graph and then using different graph metrics, I want to classify the brain volumes in AD and ...
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where can i find preprocessed fmri data set for alzheimer's disease

I want to work on identification of Alzheimer's patients based on given fMRI data.Basically, I want to implement the following paper https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25907414. Where can I get ...
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Alzheimer's, Mulla Nasrudin and disjunction of cognition and personal identity [closed]

I was reading a paper discussing the persistence of self in advanced Alzheimer's Disease Persistence of Self in advanced AD and was struck by the similarity of one contradictory account to an Idres ...
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Do Alzheimer's patients have spaces in their brain with low interstitial space?

Lulu Xie et al write in their paper Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain: Using real-time assessments of tetramethylammonium diffusion and two-photon imaging in live mice, we show ...
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