Cognitive test performance among nondemented elderly African Americans and whites.

@article{Manly1998CognitiveTP,
  title={Cognitive test performance among nondemented elderly African Americans and whites.},
  author={Jennifer Jaie Manly and Diane M. Jacobs and Mary C Sano and Karen Bell and Clark A. Merchant and Scott A. Small and Yaakov Stern},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={1238-45}
}
We examined the neuropsychological test performance of a randomly selected community sample of English-speaking non-Hispanic African American and white elders in northern Manhattan. All participants were diagnosed as nondemented by a neurologist, whose assessment was made independent of neuropsychological test scores. African American elders obtained significantly lower scores on measures of verbal and nonverbal learning and memory, abstract reasoning, language, and visuospatial skill than… CONTINUE READING

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