Navigation Problems in New Places May Hint at Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

Navigation Problems in New Places May Hint at Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease
Washington University researchers suggest that difficulties in establishing cognitive maps of new surroundings might indicate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease long before a clinical diagnosis. The findings suggest that navigational tasks can be a powerful new tool for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease-related changes. The research paper, “Spatial Navigation in Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease,” was published in

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