1 in 3 Parkinson’s Patients Struggle to Learn New Tasks

1 in 3 Parkinson’s Patients Struggle to Learn New Tasks

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1 in 3 Parkinson’s Patients Struggle to Learn New Tasks

One in three people with early to mid-stage Parkinson’s disease were found to have difficulties in learning a new task by following instructions. The deficits were more prone during the early stages of learning, when new memories are being made, and were linked to poorer activation of certain brain regions important for instruction-based learning, a new study suggests. But, notably, the study showed that patients did not have issues with forgetting once memories are made.…

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