Professor of Psychiatry and Aging, UCLA School of Medicine
Dr. Gary Small is a professor of psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute where he directs the Memory and Aging Research Center and the UCLA Center on Aging. Dr. Small invented the first brain scan that allows doctors to see the physical evidence of brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease in living people. He now leads a team of neuroscientists who are demonstrating that exposure to computer technology causes rapid and profound changes in brain neural circuitry. A leading experts on brain science, he has been named by Scientific American magazine as one of the world’s top innovators in science and technology.
Perhaps the biggest misconception about Alzheimer’s is that the disease is entirely genetically inherited and is hence unpreventable. As the UCLA psychiatrist explains, there are a variety of emerging methods […]