Differences in neuropsychological functioning associated with age, education, neurological status, and magnetic resonance imaging findings in neurologically healthy elderly individuals.

@article{Ylikoski1998DifferencesIN,
  title={Differences in neuropsychological functioning associated with age, education, neurological status, and magnetic resonance imaging findings in neurologically healthy elderly individuals.},
  author={Raija Ylikoski and Ari Ylikoski and Timo Erkinjuntti and Raimo O Sulkava and Pertti Keskivaara and Raili Raininko and Reijo Sakari Tilvis},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
In a cross-sectional study, a sample of 113 individuals, 55 to 85 years old, without any neurological diseases was investigated. The study provides information on differences associated with age, education, and gender, and in relation to neurological status, magnetic resonance imaging, and cognitive functioning. Differences between age groups were shown in memory, constructional, and language functions, and especially in tests related to speed and attention. Education was related to most of the… CONTINUE READING

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