Alzheimer’s disease and Korsakoff’s syndrome | Processing the Environment | MCAT | Khan Academy

Alzheimer’s disease and Korsakoff’s syndrome | Processing the Environment | MCAT | Khan Academy

Although everybody forgets, excessive forgetting can be a sign of a more serious problem. Dementia is the term for a decline in memory and other cognitive functions that gets to the point of interfering with daily life. Dementia results from excessive damage to brain tissue, which can be from multiple strokes or other causes. The…