The nun study was conducted in the late 1990’s. by Prof. David Snowdon, a scientist from the University of Kentucky, USA., The study involved about 678 nuns, who had volunteered to participate in this important study. The nuns were aged between 76 and 106 years and they did agree, that after their death they offer their brains for scientific research.
Sister Matthia really makes the accepted plaque theory look shaky. She was a highly intellectual person with a great memory.
When Sister Mattiha's brain was cut open after her death large numbers of plaques were found. However, she had shown no sign whatsoever of dementia during her life.
Sister Bernadette really makes the accepted plaque theory look shaky. She was a highly intellectual person with a great memory. Sister Bernadette died of a heart attack at the age of 84. When her brain was cut open after her death, it was initially believed that the wrong brain had been delivered- it was full of plaques although the woman had been sharp as a pin until the end.
The chess player Richard Wheveral was able to memorize 8 moves in advance when playing chess – a real superhuman accomplishment. After his death they found plaques all over his brain. The autopsy results should have read: ”Alzheimer’s at final stage”, but he had no sign of dementia during lifetime.