Memory Loss & Alzheimer’s Disease

“In brief, memory loss may be defined as the loss of, or inaccessibility to, previously learned or acquired information over time. Individuals with memory loss may also experience difficulties learning new material. Memory loss is sometimes referred to by various terms including amnesia, forgetting, memory decay, memory decline, or memory impairment (see Loring, 1999). Pathology/lesions in a diversity of brain regions and systems have been associated with memory loss, and in particular, damage to the brain’s temporal lobes and a part of the brain known as the hippocampus…”