Can brain training slow the progression to Alzheimer's?

07 July 2017
Presented by Katie Haylor.

older person and tablet

older person and tablet


Millions of people worldwide are affected by Alzheimer’s Disease; Terry Pratchett was famously a victim of the condition, which progressively robs sufferers of their mental faculties. At the moment, no therapies are available to halt the disease, but it might be possible to keep patients functioning well for longer, with a bit of brain-training. Cambridge University neuroscientists have invented a memory-boosting app called GameShow. Katie Haylor went to see the game's co-inventor Barbara Sahakian and lead scientist George Savulich...


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