Comparison of the serial position effect in very mild Alzheimer's disease, mild Alzheimer's disease, and amnesia associated with electroconvulsive therapy

@article{Bayley2000ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the serial position effect in very mild Alzheimer's disease, mild Alzheimer's disease, and amnesia associated with electroconvulsive therapy},
  author={Peter J Bayley and David P. Salmon and Mark W. Bondi and Barbara Kathleen Bui and John M. Olichney and Dean C. Delis and R. G. Thomas and Leon Thal},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={290 - 298}
}
  • P. Bayley, D. Salmon, L. Thal
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
Individuals given a series of words to memorize normally show better immediate recall for items from the beginning and end of the list than for midlist items. This phenomenon, known as the serial position effect, is thought to reflect the concurrent contributions of secondary and primary memory, respectively, to recall performance. The present study compared the serial position effects produced on Trial 1 of the California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT) in mildly demented (N = 25; M MMSE = 20.0… 
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