When we think about what happens to our brains as we age, one disease tends to dominate our thoughts and fears: Alzheimer’s. In fact, Alzheimer’s only accounts for about half of degenerative brain diseases. Many others are far tougher to diagnose and treat. Amy Standen reports on one under-diagnosed brain disease, frontotemporal dementia, and its often baffling effects.

Beyond Alzheimer’s – Blog Video 12 June,2013Amy Standen

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Amy Standen

Amy Standen (@amystanden) is co-host of #TheLeapPodcast (subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher!) and host of KQED and PBSDigital Studios' science video series, Deep Look.  Her science radio stories appear on KQED and NPR.

Email her at astanden@kqed.org

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