Does neuronal loss associated with dementia necessarily impair the ability to learn new information and recall old memories? In a recent report in Nature, Fischer et al. (2007) show that the ability to learn and remember can be reestablished in a mouse model of dementia through either environmental enrichment or chronic treatment with an inhibitor of histone deacetylase. © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Mangan, K. P., & Levenson, J. M. (2007, June 1). Turning Back the Clock on Neurodegeneration. Cell. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2007.05.033