Drs. Alvin V. Terry and David T. Blake, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University (image) Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Share Print E-Mail Caption Intermittent electrical stimulation of an area deep inside the brain that degenerates in Alzheimer's appears to improve working memory, scientists report. Conversely, continuous deep brain stimulation, like the type used for Parkinson's and currently under study in humans with Alzheimer's, impairs memory, according to study results in adult non-human primates reported in the journal Current Biology. Drs. Alvin V. Terry (left) and David T. Blake Credit Phil Jones, Senior Photographer, Augusta University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.