More and more Americans are taking herbal remedies and exploring alternative treatments for memory loss. A panel talks about why the interest in memory enhancers is growing now, who’s got the most at stake in scientific research on memory and cognitive function, and what really works to improve memory.


  • Dr. James McGaugh Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California-Irvine
  • Dr. Molly Wagster Program director for Neuropsychology of Aging at the National Institute on Aging
  • Dr. Joseph Mendels Pharmaceutical consultant based in Sarasota, Florida
  • Dr. Richard Restak Neuro-psychiatrist and clinical professor of neurology at George Washington University Medical Center and author of 13 books about the brain, including "Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot."


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