Lisa Genova’s TED Talk – Alzheimer’s Resistant Brain

Lisa Genova, neuroscientist and author of Still Alice, gave a TED talk early last year in Vancouver. Her remarks began with: Let’s project out into the future, to your future “yous,” and let’s imagine that we’re all 85. Now, everyone look at [the person beside you]. One of you probably has Alzheimer’s disease. [Laughter] Alright… maybe you’re thinking, “Well, it won’t be me.” Then, OK. You are a caregiver. Genova’s presentation clearly illustrates how Alzheimer’s comes into our lives. There’s the neuron, the synapse, amyloid plaques and tau. It’s one of the clearest explanations and briefest, I’ve seen in […]