Tag Archives: Age at Onset Studies

Bilingualism Delays Dementia Onset? (BBC News / NHS Choices / Neurology)

Summary A study of 650 dementia patients in India indicates that people who speak two or more languages tend to have a delayed onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, vascular dementia and frontotemporal dementia. People who speak more than one language typically … Continue reading

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Education and Dementia: the Cognitive Reserve Hypothesis

Summary Cognitive reserve (CR) or brain reserve capacity is a hypothesis about why people with a  higher IQ, education or level of occupational attainment appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or vascular dementia (VaD). … Continue reading

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