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Who Are You? Identity and Dementia

Phineas Gage is arguably the most famous case study in the history of neuroscience. Gage was a railroad worker who in the autumn of 1848 was helping to prepare a […]... More>


Observer Article

Cognitive Shields

Some brains stay strong despite showing all the biological signs of dementia. Psychological science is identifying specific lifestyle defenses against cognitive decline. ... More>


Complex jobs ‘may protect memory’


Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Annette Karmiloff-Smith

The latest in APS's "Inside the Psychologist's Studio" video series features Annette Karmiloff-Smith, who reflects on her distinguished career in developmental and cognitive neuroscience. ... More>


Observer Article

Both Ends of the Developmental Continuum

Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith says her research involving infants with Down syndrome could help identify early developmental risks and protective factors for Alzheimer’s disease. ... More>