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Can the Techniques Taught in Montessori Schools Help Elders with Alzheimer’s?

Posted May 14 2009 4:31pm

Can people with Alzheimer' s disease continue to learn? Most people would say that they cannot, as their short-term memory is deteriorating, and we need to hold a concept in our short-term memory before we can commit it to long term memory.  However, a story by Angela Jimenez on nytimes.com tells of a doctor who has been proving this concept to be false, at least in some instances.

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