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Device prompts elderly to remember next task

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Being able to remember a simple daily routine can mean the difference between independent living and life in a nursing home for people with memory loss associated with aging and other forms of cognitive decline.

Student gets award to study old minds with new games

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University computer science student who uses technology to understand cognitive health in the elderly has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

WSU professor to work with Parkinson’s patients

SPOKANE – A WSU pharmacy professor will spend fall semester working with and studying a select group of Parkinson’s Disease patients, thanks to a national fellowship award. Joshua J. Neumiller, an assistant professor of pharmacy at WSU Spokane, is hoping to find out if intensive medication management will help the patients’ motor skills after they […]