Dissociations in visual attention deficits among persons with mild cognitive impairment.

@article{Okonkwo2008DissociationsIV,
  title={Dissociations in visual attention deficits among persons with mild cognitive impairment.},
  author={Ozioma C. Okonkwo and Virginia G. Wadley and Karlene K. Ball and David E Vance and Michael Crowe},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={492-505}
}
Impairments in visual attention and visual information processing have been identified as part of the neuropsychological features of Alzheimer's disease (AD), even in its earliest stages. There is increasing recognition that these deficits may be selective rather than global, with some attentional subtypes being more vulnerable than others. The few studies that have investigated attentional deficits in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a putatively prodromal phase of AD, have not satisfactorily… CONTINUE READING

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