September 2016

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

Study Confirms Biomarkers Combined With Sensitive Cognitive Tests Are Important For Identifying Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

September 24, 2016

After more than ten years, the amyloid cascade hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is still at the core of new research findings. By proposing that AD starts with the accumulation of beta amyloid (Aβ) protein plaques in the brain, which may lead to the twisted tangles of the tau protein, researchers have focused on the […]

Subjective Memory Decline Shown To Be Early Warning Sign Of Cognitive Disease

September 9, 2016

The first signs of cognitive decline among older adults are often memory-related. Forgetting a name, misplacing objects, or not remembering prior conversations becomes more common over the age of 50, sometimes leading to concerns that this forgetfulness is more than just normal aging. Known as subjective memory decline (SMD), researchers are asking if these episodes […]