Category Archives: Lectures
Listening to speech to understand the aging brain
Detecting Alzheimer’s disease early is the key to preventing it. Dementia is a destructive disease, meaning that it causes permanent damage to our brains that is irreversible. To reduce our risk for developing it, we can modify our lifestyles by (for example) eating healthier foods or exercising regularly, however this only reduces future risk and […]
Neurobehavioral Markers of Neurodegeneration
Part of the Memory Disorders section of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Neuro Update 2021 lecture series. Michael J Kleiman, PhD explores the state of the field of behavioral markers of neurodegeneration and describes how these markers can be used to identify neurodegeneration earlier than current methods.
Artificial Intelligence and the Detection of Dementia
Dementia is scary. Unlike many diseases that cause discomfort, pain, or even loss of life, dementia causes you to lose your identify, your personality. Even scarier, there is very little that can be done once you start developing it. This is why detecting it early is so important. In this lecture, I outline in a […]