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A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is gradual deterioration of memory. Roman Kraft/Unsplash

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? What we know, don’t know and suspect

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, but treatments are still far from successful in clinical trials. Here is what we know about the disease, and what is yet to be uncovered.
Many people can recall incredible detail. Shutterstock

How authentic are photographic memories?

The details in memories can often make them feel photographic, but many scientists are sceptical that photographic memories really exist.

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