Asked by Mariah Alexandria on Feb 18, 2024

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Alois Alzheimer first described a type of dementia that is now known as Alzheimer's disease in

A) 1903.
B) 1906.
C) 1915.
D) 1922.

Hippocampus

Structure of the brain involved in memory and in the stress response.

  • Understanding the historical timeline of the discovery and description of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Recognizing the contribution of Alois Alzheimer in identifying and characterizing Alzheimer's disease.
  • Familiarity with the term "dementia" and its association with Alzheimer's disease.
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Terrence Lambert

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Alois Alzheimer first described the condition that would later be known as Alzheimer's disease in 1906, after observing the symptoms in a patient named Auguste Deter.