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THE BRAIN WITH DAVID EAGLEMAN | Nuns and the Aging Brain | PBS


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Premieres Wednesdays, October 14-November 18, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

A study of nuns’ brains produces an unexpected revelation. A third of the brains tested at autopsy showed signs of Alzheimer’s but cognitive tests had revealed that the brain owners had shown no symptoms of this terrible disease. What was going on?