Get to the middle section about processing noise. Really important.
This is the fourth in a five part series about dementia and the senses.
Today we will focus on hearing.
Like many spouses, my husband occasionally points out my weaknesses. Like many spouses, I often become defensive when my husband points out my weaknesses. However, he did once (and only once, obviously) note a weakness that I realize is valid.
I’m okay at explaining something to someone for the first time. My weakness is re-explaining it when they don’t understand my original explanation.
Let’s say I’m explaining a concept to a student. Maybe I’m talking about the genetics of Alzheimer’s. Perhaps I use language that the student just isn’t able to understand.
“I don’t get it,” says the hypothetical student.
Here’s where I go all wrong…I struggle to understand what exactly the student isn’t understanding, and I explain the genetics of Alzheimer’s again–using the same language and…
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