Oliver Sacks http://nwpr.org en Book News: Reading And Writing Slow Dementia, Study Says http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-reading-and-writing-slow-dementia-study-says <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>A <a href="http://neurology.org/content/early/2013/07/03/WNL.0b013e31829c5e8a">study</a> published in the scholarly journal <em>Neurology </em>[subscription only] says that, although there is no cure for dementia, "reading, writing, and playing games" can slow the disease's progress. The scientists, led by Robert S. Wilson, asked 294 patients about their reading habits over the course of about 6 years, and then tested their brains for dementia after their deaths. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 30565 at http://nwpr.org Oliver Sacks, Exploring How Hallucinations Happen http://nwpr.org/post/oliver-sacks-exploring-how-hallucinations-happen-0 <em>This interview was originally broadcast on <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/11/06/164360724/oliver-sacks-exploring-how-hallucinations-happen">Nov. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:14:00 +0000 editor 29737 at http://nwpr.org Oliver Sacks, Exploring How Hallucinations Happen