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Why We Forget and How To Remember Better: The Science Behind Memory

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If memory is a simple thing, why does it so often go awry? Why is forgetting so common? How can you be certain about something you remember--and be wrong about it? Why is it so difficult to remember people's names? How can you study hard for an exam but not be able to recall the material on the test? In Why We Forget, Dr. Andrew Budson and Dr. Elizabeth Kensinger address these questions and more, using their years of experience to guide readers into better memory.

Seven Steps to Managing Your Aging Memory: What's Normal, What's Not, and What to Do About it


In the all-new 2nd edition of this award-winning book, Drs. Andrew Budson and Maureen O’Connor explain how individuals can distinguish changes in memory due to Alzheimer's versus normal aging, what medications, diets, and exercise regimes can help, and the best habits, strategies, and memory aids to use, in seven simple steps. New sections on sleep and the FDA approved anti-amyloid drugs are now included.

Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: A Guide for Families

In this book, Drs. Andrew Budson and Maureen O’Connor explain to families how they can manage all the problems that come with dementia—including those with memory, language, vision, depression, behavior, agitation, aggression, sleep, falls, incontinence, and more—and still take care of themselves, in six simple steps.

Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: A Practical Guide For Clinicians 3rd Edition 

Written for healthcare professionals but clearly enough for anyone, Drs. Andrew Budson and Paul Solomon explain clearly how to diagnose, treat, and care for individuals with a wide range of problems including Subjective Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Primary Age-Related Tauopathy (PART), Limbic-predominant Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy (LATE), Vascular Cognitive Impairment & Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Primary Progressive Aphasia & Apraxia of Speech, Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Corticobasal Degeneration & Corticobasal Syndrome, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, and more. They also explain how to use the latest diagnostic tools, such as amyloid, tau, and FDG PET scans.

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Proceedings of the Boston University of Alzheimer's Disease Center Conference, 1e

Get a thorough, expert overview of the many key facets of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Andrew E. Budson, Ann C. McKee, Robert C. Cantu, and Robert A. Stern. This easy-to-read reference is based on lectures from Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s November 2016 two-day conference on CTE.

  • Features a wealth of information on CTE, ideal for neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists, and other practitioners who see patients with concussions or a history of brain trauma.

  • Helps health care providers understand how common concussions and CTE have become in adults of all ages, and how serious are the long-term consequences are if not managed properly.

  • Discusses the history, pathology, and genetics of CTE as well as the new criteria, differential diagnosis, and treatment of CTE.

  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.

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