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Can anyone up to date on this field tell me if there has there been any scientific studies on trying to rewire the brain using mnemonic techniques for Alzheimer's patients? I have seen some stories on some attempts to do that, but I never could find anything which looked very scientific.

For some context, I read in the book "Peak" by Anders Ericsson (who is credited with the 10000 hour rule) [1] that cab drivers in London who passed the cab exam literally rewired their brains during the process of studying and it could be observed in the brain scans. (But also notes that they unfortunately lost some spatial awareness ability which the average person had)

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Peak-Secrets-New-Science-Expertise/dp...

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