What if I asked you to draw a clock, then place the hands of the clock at 10 till two—could you do it? You probably could. But what may seem like a simple task for you may not be so simple for someone with a neurodegenerative disease, and that makes it an extremely useful tool for doctors when screening potential dementia patients. Drawing a clock is a quick way to assess mental function.
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Written by Curiosity Staff May 16, 2017
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