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Memory Grows Less Efficient in Early Alzheimer’s

Even very early in Alzheimer’s disease, people become less efficient at separating important from less important information, a new study has found.

Knowing this, clinicians may be able to train people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s to remember high-value information better, according to a report in the May issue of Neuropsychology, published by the American Psychological Association.

Remembering what’s most important is central to daily life. For example, if you went to the grocery store but left your shopping list at home, you’d at least want to remember the milk and bread, if not the jam. Or, when packing for a trip, you’d want to remember your wallet and tickets more than your slippers or belt. Read the complete article: Very Early In Alzheimer’s Disease Memory Grows Less Efficient