Nov 08, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Guest: DR. CONNIE FISCHER – DIRECTOR OF THE MEMORY DISORDERS CLINIC AT ST. MICHAEL’S
It’s long been known that Alzheimer’s patients often retain musical memories – but now Canadian researchers believe they know why. The principal investigator, Doctor Corinne Fischer, is director of the memory disorders clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital, where 20 patients were enrolled in a study to find out what was occurring in their brains while they listened to familiar music … as well as a composition they had NEVER heard before.