An exploratory study on facial emotion recognition capacity in beginning Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Ostos2011AnES,
  title={An exploratory study on facial emotion recognition capacity in beginning Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Marzanna Wiechetek Ostos and Françoise Schenk and Tania Baenziger and Armin Von Gunten},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={
          361-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE It was the aim of this study to investigate facial emotion recognition (FER) in the elderly with cognitive impairment. METHOD Twelve patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 12 healthy control subjects were asked to name dynamic or static pictures of basic facial emotions using the Multimodal Emotion Recognition Test and to assess the degree of their difficulty in the recognition task, while their electrodermal conductance was registered as an unconscious processing measure… CONTINUE READING
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