Interplay between memory and executive functions in normal and pathological aging

@article{Bisiacchi2008InterplayBM,
  title={Interplay between memory and executive functions in normal and pathological aging},
  author={Patrizia Silvia Bisiacchi and Erika Borella and Susanna Bergamaschi and Barbara Carretti and Sara Mondini},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={723 - 733}
}
Healthy older adults and Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients are reported in the literature to be impaired in memory and executive functions. This research investigates the extent of these two abilities in determining pathological aging. Groups of young-old and old-old healthy people (Experiment 1) and individuals with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (a-MCI) and AD (Experiment 2) were administered verbal and visuo-spatial tests graded for memory and/or executive requirements. Results indicate… 

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