Researchers are trying to figure out how to help older people with and without dementia remember more accurately. Photo: Alamy

How dementia and ageing distort memories, creating false narratives that are hard to correct

  • Researchers are studying why some elderly people vividly detail things that didn’t happen to them, but which they believe are real memories
  • Paradoxically, older people can become more confident in their memories despite the fact that they become less accurate
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Researchers are trying to figure out how to help older people with and without dementia remember more accurately. Photo: Alamy
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