Closing-in behavior in mild cognitive impairment: an executive deficit.

@article{Ambron2012ClosinginBI,
  title={Closing-in behavior in mild cognitive impairment: an executive deficit.},
  author={Elisabetta Ambron and Robert D. McIntosh and Sara Finotto and Francesca Clerici and Claudio Mariani and Sergio Della Sala},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          269-76
        }
}
This study explored Closing-in behavior (CIB), the tendency in figure copying to draw very close to or on top of the model, in mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The files of 154 people diagnosed with MCI were reviewed and CIB was identified in 21% of cases. Two approaches were used to explore CIB. First, we capitalized on the diverse cognitive profiles within MCI, subdividing the overall sample into people with and without memory deficits. The frequency of CIB was significantly higher in… CONTINUE READING
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