Tag Archive: dementia RSS

Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Stroke Risk in Blacks

Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Stroke Risk in Blacks

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.

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

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. The study, led by Alison Preston, assistant professor of psychology and neurobiology, shows this memory-binding process allows people to better understand new concepts and make future decisions. The findings…   » Continue Reading

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

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.