Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Word recognition 'could be the key' to early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

Scientists say they have a better understanding of why people with Alzheimer's struggle to recognise and understand words - and their research has the potential to be developed into a test which could help clinicians make ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sex of speaker affects listener language processing

(Medical Xpress)—Whether we process language we hear without regard to anything about the speaker is a longstanding scientific debate. But it wasn't until University of Kansas scientists set up an experiment showing that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why older people struggle to read fine print

(Medical Xpress)—Unique research into eye-movements of young and old people while reading discovers that word recognition patterns change as we grow older

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