November 2013

The latest from Cogstate, leaders in optimizing the measurement of cognition

Internet-Based Cognition Testing Proves Effective For Alzheimer’s Research

November 12, 2013

One of the many mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease is trying to determine when early symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) transition into a full onset of the disease.  The sooner that potential patients can be found, the sooner they can be part of advanced clinical trials which may offer a path to treatment and, possibly, […]

AIBL Research Shows How Beta Amyloid Affects Cognitive Decline

November 2, 2013

In the search for the causes and possible cures for Alzheimer’s disease, the role of beta-amyloid plaques has been at the center of several lines of research.  By attaching to the outside of neuron cells, the protein deposits disrupt neural communications and eventually cause the cells to die.  Because this process may be gradual over […]