Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Columbian page D6 - Karaoke experiment for diagnosing dementia

Interesting article about using karaoke in the diagnosis of dementia.  Check it out on page D6 of today's Columbian.  Researchers recorded people singing along with "My Girl" by the Temptations then watched their performances.  If the client showed reduced self-consciousness, it pointed to possible degeneration the pre-genual anterior cingulate cortex of the brain, possibly helping doctors diagnose demetia and  other cognitive problems earlier.

No comments:

Post a Comment