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The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA: A Brief Screening Tool For Mild Cognitive Impairment
Objectives: To develop a 10‐minute cognitive screening tool (Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA) to assist first‐line physicians in detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a clinical stateExpand
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The diagnosis of dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease: Recommendations from the National Institute on Aging-Alzheimer’s Association workgroups on diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease
The National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association charged a workgroup with the task of revising the 1984 criteria for Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia. The workgroup sought to ensureExpand
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Semantic memory
Our concepts about objects, states, and events are stored in a cognitive structure termed semantic memory. There are several types of neurologic disorders that may cause impairments of semanticExpand
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The diagnosis of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease: Recommendations from the National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association workgroup
The National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association charged a workgroup with the task of revising the 1984 criteria for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia. The workgroup sought to ensureExpand
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Spatial patterns of cortical thinning in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
Cortical thickness is a more reliable measure of atrophy than volume due to the low variability in the cytoarchitectural structure of the grey matter. However, this more desirable measure ofExpand
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Normative data for the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in a population-based sample
# {#article-title-2} Rossetti et al.1 reported a population-based study of scores on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in Texas. Compared to our study2 in Montreal, the Caucasian group ofExpand
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Multilingualism (But Not Always Bilingualism) Delays the Onset of Alzheimer Disease: Evidence From a Bilingual Community
A recent paper by Bialystok et al in Neuropsychologia (vol. 45, pgs. 459 to 464) suggested that early bilingualism produced a statistically significant 4.1-year delay in onset of memory loss symptomsExpand
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Validity of a novel computerized cognitive battery for mild cognitive impairment
BackgroundThe NeuroTrax Mindstreams computerized cognitive assessment system was designed for widespread clinical and research use in detecting mild cognitive impairment (MCI). However, theExpand
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Semantic memory loss in dementia of Alzheimer's type. What do various measures measure?
This paper examines three methodological issues concerning the measurement of semantic memory impairment in brain-damaged patients. Ten carefully selected patients with dementia of Alzheimer's typeExpand
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The Neural Substrate for Concrete, Abstract, and Emotional Word Lexica A Positron Emission Tomography Study
Viewing of single words produces a cognitively complex mental state in which anticipation, emotional responses, visual perceptual analysis, and activation of orthographic representations are allExpand
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