An Explanation Of What Takes Place In the Brain With the Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

In this Ted-Ed lesson beautifully animated by Chris Boyle, educator Ivan Seah Yu Jun explains what takes place in the brain with the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease and what can be done to help slow the that process.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting over 40 million people worldwide. And though it was discovered over a century ago, scientists are still grappling for a cure. Ivan Seah Yu Jun describes how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, shedding light on the different stages of this complicated, destructive disease.