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Losing brain power - Alzheimer's or just normal aging? A 2011 lecture by Judes Poirier (in French)

As the human body ages, cognitive abilities and memory inevitably decline. But when this decline occurs at a faster rate than normal, such rapid decline is known as dementia. Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia characterized by the death of neurons, the cells that play a primary role in brain function.

Judes Poirier, PhD, is the Director of the Molecular Neurobiology Unit. He gave this class during the 2011 Mini-Psych School.

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