Executive impairment in Parkinson's disease: Response automaticity and task switching

@article{Cameron2010ExecutiveII,
  title={Executive impairment in Parkinson's disease: Response automaticity and task switching},
  author={Ian G. M. Cameron and Masayuki Watanabe and G. Pari and D. Munoz},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={1948-1957}
}
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) show slowed movement initiation and can have deficits in executive function, leading to impairments in controlling involuntary behavior. This results in difficulties performing an antisaccade, which requires one to suppress an automatic eye movement (a prosaccade) to a visual stimulus, and execute a voluntary eye movement in the opposite direction. Antisaccade deficits are similar to those seen in task switching, whereby one is required to change a… Expand
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