Alzheimer's and the Brain

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Vsauce is proud to announce our support for Alzheimer's Association’s #TheLongestDay now and throughout June during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month. Visit http://www.alz.org/Vsauce to join us!

More good links:

http://www.alz.org/facts/

Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures [PDF]: http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/2...

Basics of Alzheimer’s disease. “What it is and what you can do” [PDF] http://www.alz.org/national/documents...

What is Dementia? http://www.alz.org/what-is-dementia.asp

Alzheimer’s disease:

http://www.alz.org/research/science/a...
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/pu...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheim...

compare causes of death: http://vizhub.healthdata.org/gbd-comp...

Solar system movement around galactic center: https://twitter.com/skyponderer/statu...

brain facts: https://www.brainscape.com/blog/2012/...

cortex thickness: http://www.pnas.org/content/97/20/110...

more on cortex:

http://wilson.med.harvard.edu/nb204/M...
http://www.alzforum.org/news/research...

APP:

https://www.bioscience.org/2012/v17/a...
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/APP#loca...
http://pdb101.rcsb.org/motm/79

VIDEOS: how proteins are formed from DNA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gG7uC...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K8Y0...

Memory:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-te...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neurona...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory
https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/c...

Video of real human brain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHxyP...

The Alzheimer's Project (HBO): https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/al...

I highly recommend this: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2371383/

Down syndrome:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefect...
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/pu...

Alzheimer's disease risk-factors: https://www.researchgate.net/publicat...

wiki images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electri...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masterm...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book#/m...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VHS#/me...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

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